# Ways to calculate the values of invoices in the system (calculating strategies)

**Created:**2021-06-11

**Last updated:**2021-11-09

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In InvoiceOcean you can choose different ways to calculate amounts of items on an invoice and the summary of invoice values.

The calculation parameter settings can be found in

Points

Under this heading, you have two options to choose from:

There are 3 options available:

Here you can determine whether you want to enter unit prices for

These functions are described here.

These functions are described here.

Checking this box will fill in the digits after the decimal with zeros so that the number has the correct amount set above. e.g. USD 23.4500

Each invoice has saved calculation settings as they were at the time of its generation. To change this, edit the invoice, and then click the

Then click on the blue inscription

A window with calculation methods will appear, you will be able to make changes to the calculation strategy.

By checking the box

You might also want to check out this article about different acceptable methods for calculating numerical values on invoices.

The calculation parameter settings can be found in

**Settings> Account settings> Configuration> Ways of calculation**.Points

**1**and**2**describe the calculation settings according to the fiscal cash register:**1**button sets the calculation of all issued documents in accordance with the cash register,**2**Checking this box will cause receipts to be calculated according to the fiscal cash register settings.**3 How to calculate values in invoice position**Under this heading, you have two options to choose from:

**default**

**Keep gross (in accordance with cash register)**

**4 How to calculate total invoice value**There are 3 options available:

**sum all entries (keeping gross and net price)**

**keep gross price and calculate net and tax (VAT). This function works like a cash register at a store, showing the gross amount**

**keep net price and calculate gross and tax (VAT). This function saves the net amount**

**5****Unit price kind of form**Here you can determine whether you want to enter unit prices for

**net**or**gross**products.**6 and 7 How to calculate discount**These functions are described here.

**8 and 9 Number of digits after the decimal in prices/quantities**These functions are described here.

**10) Add zeros after decimal**Checking this box will fill in the digits after the decimal with zeros so that the number has the correct amount set above. e.g. USD 23.4500

**What happens when you’ve already issued an invoice with a different configuration and you want the changes to apply to the already issued invoice?**Each invoice has saved calculation settings as they were at the time of its generation. To change this, edit the invoice, and then click the

**See more options**tab.Then click on the blue inscription

**Change calculating strategy**.A window with calculation methods will appear, you will be able to make changes to the calculation strategy.

By checking the box

**Restore default calculating strategy (from account settings)**, the way of calculation on the invoice will automatically adjust to the current calculation settings of the entire system.You might also want to check out this article about different acceptable methods for calculating numerical values on invoices.

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