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Aloha POS: Special Scenario Taxing with Aloha Table Service


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Audience:

Technical Teams, Database Administrators, Development, and Account Managers

Description of Issue:

Ohio has special taxation rules for to go products and special configuration must be in place to accomplish this with the Aloha POS integration.

Solution:

Configure POS to cause assigned menu to override taxes, FOR ALOHA TABLE SERVICE by following the steps below:

Step 1 

Create an Aloha Job Group called Web Ordering Group ID # X for Olo.


Step 2
 

   Add the Job Group ID X to Aloha's Job Code that the Aloha Interface Employee uses for Olo's integration.
  • Be sure that you do this for both Job Codes if you are using Validate and Commit Job Codes for Olo.
 
Step 3
 
Create Olo Web Ordering Menu in Aloha (TS uses menus) with a tax reroute for the  Standard tax > Non-taxable (whatever the $0 Tax Group Tax assignment is).
  • Be sure that this new Menu has every Submenu on it that you could possibly want offered online.
  • Important to note that all Olo mapping will not change and the guests will not see the Menus from Aloha.
 
Step 4
 
Set an Event to Set Menu for Job Group X to the Olo Web Ordering Menu (the one with the reroutes). 
 
Step 5
 
Refresh data.
 
Step 6
 
Test and watch the tax override for the items that have the organization's standard tax assigned to them.
  
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