
$CALC OVERVIEWWhen used in conjunction with the
$MAN Accounting and database program, $CALC can read transaction files
such as UNPAID or CLEAR1, retrieve monetary data such as your bank balance,
General Ledger account balances, or accounts receivable and payable totals,
enabling you to quickly accomplish cash flow planning, sales projections,
and many other business functions.
Math FunctionsFull mathematical operations, including Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Exponent (power), Square root, Inverse, Percent and Bracketed calculationsMortgage AmortizationCalculate monthly payments for loans or mortgages, with any payment or compounding period. Print an amortization schedule showing principle and interest during the term, total payment and remaining principle amounts.Capital Cost AllowanceSimplify your tax return by using this function to calculate the allowable depreciation on your fixed assets, using Revenue Canada's formula. Includes automatic depreciation rate by asset class.Future ValueCalculate the net value of a term investment or of a series of fixed payments. $CALC will also calculate the payment amount required for a net future value (annuity calculation).DepreciationUse the straight line, sum of the years', or declining balance methods. Print a depreciation schedule for any term.Programmable Function keysIf you have a special formula of your own, simply program it on any function key using $CALC. Function key definitions (macros) can be stored on disk for later use. We provide a full set of metric conversions as an example of function key usage.Cash Register OperationPrint sales slips using $CALC's Department Add function, which provides powerful pointofsale capability. Define up to 18 sales departments, with support for two programmable sales taxes. Allow for tax exempt items and controllable tax compounding. $CALC's reporting capabilities let you analyze sales by department, time of day, and payment method.Payment by cash, cheque, or four
types of credit cards are supported, along with voids and three types of
adjustments. Daily sales totals can be automatically exported to the $MAN
accounting system or any spreadsheet that supports CSV import file format.
The Department Add function is also useful for annotated totals, such as
expense or petty cash reports. You can print a tape which adds up a series
of amounts, with userdefinable descriptions beside each item.
Calculate MarkUp and MarkDownUse the Percent key to calculate markup and markdown, or use the unique Gross Profit Margin key to calculate the correct selling price for a desired percent profit, based on the cost of the item.Accounting Totals$MAN users can automatically retrieve:
$Calc is both a standalone program
and a comprehensive software component included in the $MAN
The Dollar Manager accounting and database package.

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