This article reviews the tip distribution export within the Tip Automation feature


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Downloading the Tip Distribution Export


For payroll purposes, it is recommended to only use tip distribution exports for approved tip distributionsFor review purposes, tip distribution exports for unapproved distributions can also be downloaded. 


On both the Tip Automation page and on the Tip Distribution Details page, clicking the 'Export' icon for the desired tip distribution will download the associated Tip Distribution Export. Learn more about exporting tip distributions here



Tip Distribution Export



The tip distribution export contains two tabs with tip distribution totals by employee. These two tabs can be exported as a single file from the Tip Automation page, or as separate files from the Tip Distribution Details page


Contributors 


ColumnColumn TitleDescription
ANameContributing employee's name
BJobContributing employee's job associated with the contributed tips
CNet SalesNet sales associated with the employee during the hours associated with the tip automation rule
DDeclared TipsCash tips not associated with a sales ticket and declared by the employee during the hours associated with the tip automation rule.
EPOS Cash TipsTips received by the employee on sales tickets tendered to cash during the hours associated with the tip automation rule.
FPOS Card TipsTips received by the employee on sales tickets tendered to credit or debit card during the hours associated with the tip automation rule.
GMerchant DiscountTips withheld to cover credit card processing fees. Learn more about Merchant Discount calculations here
HTotal TipsCash Tips + Card Tips
ITips OutTip contribution amount of 'Total Tips' or 'Net Sales', as calculated by the tip automation rule.
JBalance AppliedTips Out shortfall from previous days.
KTips OwedAmount of tips still owed to the employee after the 'Tips Out' amount has been contributed.

Note: The tip automation rule 'Cash tips paid with payroll' setting has the following impacts on 'Tips Owed':

If the 'Cash tips paid with payroll' setting is enabled, this amount will be 'Total Tips' - 'Tips Out'

If the 'Cash tips paid with payroll' setting is not enabled, this amount will be 'Total Tips' - 'Tips Out' - 'Declared Tips'

LLast CalculatedDate the tip distribution was calculated.



Receivers


ColumnColumn TitleDescription
ANameReceiving employee's name
BJobReceiving employee's job associated with the received tips
CWorked HoursNumber of hours worked in the receiving job during the hours associated with the tip automation rule
DTips OwedAdditional amount of tips owed to the employee from the tip distribution
ELast CalculatedDate the tip distribution was calculated.