Miscellaneous Charges: Setup

Learn how to apply manual charges to reservation invoices.

Miscellaneous Charges allows a user to configure additional charges added to a reservation invoice. These charges cannot or do not fall within the rules or base pricing. The top 5 most commonly used Miscellaneous Charges are:

Navigate to Accounting

Using the primary navigation button, click on Campground Setup

Click on the Accounting tab

Click on Miscellaneous Charges tab

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Existing miscellaneous charges are found and can be edited by clicking on the charge.

To Add a New Miscellaneous Charge

Click the Add Charge button

Complete the blank form

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  • Enter a name in the Miscellaneous Charge Name field.
  • Enter a value in the Default Charge Amount field.**
  • Select a Financial Account from the dropdown menu.
  • Select a Deferred Financial Account from the dropdown menu.
  • Select a Revenue Realization option by clicking on the radial button next to your selection**
  • If Taxes apply to this miscellaneous charge, check the applicable box(es).
  • Select the Is charge a deposit? box if this charge will be voided at the end of the guest’s stay to apply towards their bill or be refunded.
  • The Status will automatically be set to “Active” but can be inactivated later if no longer in use.
  • Click the green Add Charge button.

**Default Charge Amount: When added to a reservation, Miscellaneous Charges we price at the default charge amount but they can be manually changed on each reservation. 


**Revenue Realization: The only configuration that cannot be changed once saved is the revenue realization setting.

User Permissions

The ability to create and edit miscellaneous charges is a permission based feature and must be selected under the user's role in order to access this feature.

Miscellaneous Charge as Deposit

Using a miscellaneous charge to manually add an additional deposit to a reservation is most often used only for utility deposits. Learn more here about this function.