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(1)??Automated sales suppression device? means a device or software program that falsifies an electronic record, including transaction data or a transaction report, of an electronic cash register or other point-of-sale system. ?The term includes a device that carries the software program or an Internet link to the software program.
(2)??Electronic cash register? means a device or point-of-sale system that maintains a register or documentation through an electronic device or computer system that is designed to record transaction data for the purpose of computing, compiling, or processing retail sales transaction data.
(3)??Phantom-ware? means a hidden programming option that is embedded in the operating system of an electronic cash register or hardwired into an electronic cash register and that may be used to create a second set of transaction reports or to eliminate or manipulate an original transaction report, which may or may not be preserved in a digital format, to represent the original or manipulated report of a transaction in the electronic cash register.
(4)??Transaction data? includes data identifying an item purchased by a customer, a price for an item, a taxability determination for an item, a segregated tax amount for an item, an amount of cash or credit tendered for an item, a net amount of cash returned to a customer who purchased an item, a date or time of a purchase, a receipt or invoice number for a transaction, and a vendor's name, address, or identification number.
(5)??Transaction report? means a report that:
(A)?contains documentation of each sale, amount of tax or fee collected, media total, or discount void at an electronic cash register and that is printed on a cash register tape at the end of a day or a shift; ?or
(B)?documents every action at an electronic cash register and is stored electronically.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Business and Commerce Code - BUS & COM § 326.001. Definitions - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/business-and-commerce-code/bus-com-sect-326-001.html
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