January 2016 Release Notes: Important New Features

January 2016 Release Notes: Important New Features

Our January 2016 product release is one of our most important to date. Read on to see what new features we have in store for you for this month

 

Live Profit & Loss Statements and Balance Sheets

 

Now that we have completed our real-time integration with Xero, your Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet can now be viewed at all times right on KitchenSync. Forget logging into your accounting software to see updates between reporting periods. This live sync will give you the most up-to-date figures, which include your back office team’s daily reconciliation entries.

 

To access these reports: Click the REPORTS tab and expand the FINANCE & ACCOUNTING section

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Updated Weekly Performance Emails

 

Your Weekly Performance Report just got a makeover. The new version now includes a full analysis of your weekly purchases and a daily breakdown of labor costs, including salaries.

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Complete Integration With Revel POS

 

Our integration with Revel, the iPad point-of-sale system, is now complete! Transaction-level sales activity and employee timecards will now seamlessly flow from Revel to KitchenSync in near real-time, combining your POS activity with all of your fully-managed accounting data.

Don’t forget! KitchenSync users earn rebates when signing up for a cloud-based POS system through our exclusive partnerships. We currently offer Revel, Breadcrumb, and Kounta subscriptions starting at $50/month! Let us know if you are interested in making a switch and we will help you breakdown the pros and cons of each system.

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Minimum Wage Updates

 

With the new year came new minimum wage increases. Totally not our fault; but we have you covered anyways. All previously entered employees were automatically updated in the labor module to keep you in compliance with state-specific requirements.

Here is a breakdown of the minimum-wage updates: 

  • New York: $9.00 per hour (effective 12/31/15)
  • California: $10.00 per hour (effective 1/1/16)
  • San Francisco: $13.00 per hour (effective 7/1/16)
  • Massachusetts: $10.00 per hour (effective 1/1/16)
  • Hawaii: $8.50 per hour (effective 1/1/16)
  • Montgomery County: $10.75 per hour (effective 10/1/16)

And the tip-credit updates:

  • New York Tip Credit Max is now $1.50 (tipped employees need to get $7.50/hr)
  • Massachusetts Tip Credit Max is now $6.65 (tipped employees need to get $3.35/hr)
  • California does not allow tip credit.

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Visual Tracking of Guest & Check Averages

 

Compare current check averages and guest averages against prior periods, prior years or prior five week averages.

To access this report: Click the REPORTS tab and expand the FINANCE & ACCOUNTING tab

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Let us know what you think! What feature do you want to see in KitchenSync? Send your comments and suggestions to support@kitchensync.us