Certainly that is possible now. You can export transactions from a POS and
import them to Gnucash. This can either be done on a per-sale basis or as a
Since it is possible to import invoices, the OP could do so as step one,
and then record the payments as before as step 2. The importing step would
just save clicks within Gnucash.
It would be nice though to be able to choose a customer/vendor on the
Payor/Payee line and be able to have that manual transaction show up in a
On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 3:38 PM, Mike or Penny Novack <
> On 2/8/2018 4:00 PM, Greg Feneis wrote:
>> I suspect Gnu Cash needs a point of sale (POS) module to handle this
>> I think not exactly a module withing gnucash.
> What gnucash would need is the ability to accept a feed from a (typical)
> POS system. Whether a POS system is practical as an open source project is
> another matter. Many (most?) that exist are tied to some company's cash
> registers, may be scanning in customer ID << I am going by what I see out
> there as a customer >>
> Keep in mind, in the usual situation, you would NOT be wanting the sales
> clerks (who are ringing through customers) to have any access to the
> accounting system.
> Open source POS (and inventory, see below) more practical based on the
> assumption that instead of a cash register would be a general purpose small
> computer the sales clerk used. Would be an app where a customer number was
> entered, purchases one at a time (know what is taxable), total the bill and
> note how paid (cash, check, credit card). Then feed the accounting and
> inventory systems.
> Michael D Novack
> PS: Interfaces with an inventory system similar. There, ideally you would
> want POS to feed inventory as well as "general ledger" and inventory to
> feed general ledger. In our case, the general ledger system would be
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