Cash receipt

A cash receipt is a printed statement of the amount of cash received in a cash sale transaction. A copy of this receipt is given to the customer, while another copy is retained for accounting purposes. A cash receipt contains the following information:

  • The date of the transaction
  • A unique number that identifies the document
  • The name of the payer
  • The amount of cash received
  • The payment method (such as by cash or check)
  • The signature of the receiving person