Functions and Features

Enabling VAT Functionality on your Shaker Solo

Are you a VAT registered vendor? Here’s how you can enable VAT functionality on your Shaker Solo.

What is VAT Functionality?

VAT functionality is a feature on the Shaker Solo that allows you to calculate VAT automatically on each transaction and view VAT on receipts and back-end reports.

The feature calculates 15% of the VAT-inclusive price and shows you the VAT total of your transaction on receipts and reports.

How to turn on VAT Functionality

Follow the steps below to enable the  VAT functionality on your Shaker Solo: 


Step 1. Turn on your Shaker Solo device


Step 2. Press the menu button to enter the main menu.


Step 3. Press "5" on the keypad to jump to "5. Settings" or use the arrow keys to step down to option 5, and press the green "enter" button.


Step 4: Press 5 on the keypad or scroll down to "User Settings" using the arrow keys and press the green "Enter" button.


Step 5: When the "Include VAT" menu item is highlighted, press the green "Enter" button.

Menu, Settings, User Settings, VAT, Disabled


Step 6: To toggle the VAT functionality on or off, press the green button when the 'Include VAT' menu item is highlighted. This will allow you to easily enable or disable the function.


For further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. You may send an email to or call our iKhokha support line at 087 222 7000, and we will be delighted to provide the necessary aid.