How to Set Up Tax on Tax Calculation in Rover

Modified on: Mon, 16 Sep, 2019 at 3:40 PM

Applies to:          Rover PMS             Rover Overlay

How to Set Up Tax on Tax Calculation in Rover


Tax charge code cannot be added to another tax charge code. Please follow the steps below to set up tax on tax calculations.


Step 1

  • Navigate to Settings > Financials > Charge Codes.
  • Search for the main charge code that needs tax on tax calculation.
  • Click on each tax type to take note of current tax calculation before making changes.



Step 2 

  • Detach the tax charge codes and click SAVE CHANGES.



Step 3 

  • Navigate to Settings > Financials > Charge Codes.
  • Search for the main (base) charge code that needs tax on tax calculation again.
  • Click on the charge code to edit.
  • Click +Add Tax.



Step 4

  • Select the charge code that should be derived from and then added to the main (base) charge code. In this example, it is charge code 8104.
  • Select OK.



  • Notice that charge code 8104 appears as TAX 1.



Step 5

  • Add the remaining taxes by clicking on +Add Tax.
  • The remaining taxes can be added in any order.
  • For taxes that are based on the room charge (base amount) plus TAX 1, select the tax charge codes and then select ChargeCodePlusTax1 from the dropdown menu under CALCULATION RULE



  • Repeat Step 5 for all other charge codes that are based on ChargeCodePlusTax1
  • Verify all tax charge codes have been added.



  • Test charge code posting to make sure the calculations are correct.
  • See the sample guest bill below, in which tax calculations are based on ChargeCodePlusTax1.


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