When to print fiscal reports from the cash register?


Entrepreneurs who record sales with a cash register are required to print sales fiscal reports, they are often called daily or monthly reports. However, do you know when to print fiscal reports? Do you have to do it every day? These questions are answered below!

What is a fiscal report?

The definition of the fiscal report is contained in § 2 point 1 of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance on cash registers:

'Whenever the regulation mentions:

1) fiscal document - it is understood as issued with the use of a cash register, containing in particular the fiscal logo and a unique number:

a) in the case of on-line cash registers - a fiscal receipt, canceled fiscal receipt, invoice, canceled invoice and fiscal report,

b) in the case of cash registers with electronic or paper copies - fiscal receipt, canceled fiscal receipt, invoice, canceled invoice, daily fiscal report, periodic fiscal report, including monthly, and fiscal settlement report; "

Fiscal reports contain the necessary information that is the basis for the tax settlement.

The purpose of printing a daily report is to obtain a summary of all sales made, broken down into appropriate VAT rates.

When to print fiscal reports?

Fiscal reports, also known as zeroing reports, should be made after the end of the sale on a given day. Theoretically until 24 hours on a given day. However, the most important thing is to prepare and print them before you start selling the next day.

The execution of a fiscal report is related to the recording of all sales under a given date in the fiscal memory.This report is made by the cash register operator.

Fiscal reports if there was no sale on a given day

What should I do if there was no sale on a given day? Should daily reports also be printed?

Well, the obligation to prepare a daily report does not arise then. In the monthly report, summing up sales from fiscal reports in a given period, the lack of a fiscal report for one of the days will be treated as zero sales.

Why are fiscal reports called zero reports?

As already mentioned, fiscal / daily reports are zeroing reports, i.e. after its execution, sales are started from scratch. There is an obligation to prepare a fiscal report at least once a day, but it can also be prepared more frequently.

Printing cash reports is a certain difficulty for entrepreneurs and an additional obligation that they must remember about. However, it also gives benefits that allow for constant verification of the revenues achieved, as well as for checking the correctness of the transactions carried out.