Author: Daniel

New Feature – Editing Entries directly in the Entry Log and Batch History

At the request of some of our users you can now edit the Amounts of your entries and the Batch Numbers of your entries directly in the Entry Log and Batch History. Simply click on the Amount or the Batch number to make an edit. After you’ve changed the entry, click Save.  If one of your balances is negative Your beer inventory will glow orange if one of your beer balances is negative. Negative beer tastes bland….keep your beer inventory positive (or at...

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Handling Rounding in TTB Tamer

Here’s the tl;dr Summary: All entries will be stored with 3 decimal places. You will notice this especially on the Batch History and Entry Log pages. All math will use 3 decimal places. All final totals (after the math happens) will be rounded to 2 decimal places (for printing of reports, calculation of tax, etc.). Why are we doing this? There were a handful of cases where rounded amounts were stacking on top of each other and causing final values to be off by 0.01 or 0.02 bbl. For example, previously if you entered that you sold 1 sixtel, the entry would be stored as 0.17 bbl. If you did this 3 separate times, the total would be calculated as 0.51 bbl. (math: 0.17+0.17+0.17 = 0.51) The problem is that 3 sixtels is exactly half a barrel, which is 0.50 bbl. So ’rounding errors’ would slowly make the inventories incorrect 0.01 bbl at a time and eventually you would need to make an adjustment. What a pain!! NOW, after this change, if you enter that you sold 1 sixtel the entry will be stored as 0.166. Do this 3 separate times and you’ll get 0.498, which will then be rounded to 0.50. Success!! Even though this will not completely solve the issue of ’rounding errors’ creeping into your balances, especially if you use the built in conversions a lot, this...

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New Feature – Export your Entries to CSV

You can now export your entries to csv! This will allow you to sort your data using a spreadsheet for any State or Local reports that you need to create. The exported fields are: User Name Created Date and Target Date of the entry Type of entry made (Beer Fermented, Beer Sold in Tavern from Kegs, etc.) The Amount and Units that were entered, as well as the amount converted into barrels Batch number All Comments and Explainations To export your data to CSV, first filter your data by date, category, or batch number like normal using the filters...

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Yearly Excise Tax filing Now Available

As of January 1, 2017 breweries that anticipate owing less than $1,000 in federal excise tax for the year, and who owed less than $1,000 in excise tax the previous year, are qualified to file a Yearly excise tax return (as opposed to filing semi-monthly or quarterly). The Yearly excise period covers January 1 through December 31, 2017, and is due on January 14, 2018. This Yearly option is now available in TTB Tamer. Simply navigate to your brewery Setup page and choose the Yearly filing option. More information can be found from the TTB HERE...

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New Feature – Save Comments with your Entries

To help with the creation of your daily records you can now save notes and comments with any Entry you make in TTB Tamer. When you make an entry, a comments field will appear beneath your entry. Simply type in any comments or notes that you have about this update and these will appear on the Daily Report and on in the Entry...

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