You can give a dollar amount discount to any of your customers by taking the following steps:

**Setup**

- Create a new item by tapping the Manage > Products & Services, then tapping the Plus button in the upper right corner.
- Give the item the name Discount and the Unit Price of 0. The Item Code is optional.
- Save the item.

**Invoice - OPTION 1, Adding the discount amount**

- Create a new invoice (or edit an existing one) as you normally would.
- Add the full priced item(s) to the invoice.
- Next, add the Discount item:
- Change the Quantity from 1 to -1. This is what turns the extended price into a negative number in order to apply the discount.
- Change the Unit Price to the discount amount.
- Add any comments about the discount.

**Invoice - OPTION 2, Adding the discount percent**

We don't currently support percentage-based markups for the total cost.

However, there is a way to mimic this behavior that is pretty simple:

- Create a new invoice (or edit an existing one) as you normally would.
- Add the full priced item(s) to the invoice.
- Next, add the Discount item:
- Change the quantity to a negative decimal of the percent. For example, if you want to give a 12.5% discount, the quantity will be -0.125. This is what turns the extended price into a negative number in order to apply the discount.
- Change the Unit Price to be the total amount of the invoice. For example, if all of the items on the invoice added up to be $125.72, that is what you would put in the Unit Price. 125.72 times -0.125 = -15.72. This will be your discount
- Add any comments about the discount.

That's it! Your invoice will show the regularly priced item and the discount you have applied to it.

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