Download Updates

THIS PAGE IS ONLY FOR ACTIVE SUPPORT CUSTOMERS AND THEIR UPDATES.

 
If you are active with your support and wish to download to a new computer please remember that you need to contact Banyon Data Systems and obtain a CD version of the software. YOU must have Microsoft XP, Vista or Windows 7 or 8 Operating System on each computer to download these versions. 

 

VERSION 6+ UPDATES

All the release updates on this page are developed in Microsoft Access 2003.

UTILITY BILLING:

  1. Utility Billing with ORIGINAL Report Writer VER. 6.732 (7/24/14)  

Backup while multiple stations using same database program.

Update adds print button to Release Notes and we added another Glance Online Support Option.

Update adds Mtr ID to Itron interface profile for transfer of meter reads.

                    Download Utility Billing Reports Import file (Original Standard Reports Set)

                    Download history file with new data fields included    

  

 Looking for New Report Writer in Version 6.0+.  Clients must download Version 10

 to get new report writer. Click here to access download 10 page.

 

POINT OF SALE:

  1. Point-of-Sale (POS) and Property Tax Entry Module VER. 6.012   04/02/2012

FUND ACCOUNTING: 

  1. Fund Accounting VER. 6.34   4/17/2014

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT: 

  1. Property Management VER. 6.105   4/26/13

BDS VAULT:

  1. BDS Backup Vault VER. 1.0+ 

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OTHER DOWNLOADS AND SYSTEM UPDATES 

     - Stops configuration from running each time you switch from a Banyon Access 03 database application to a Banyon Access 07 application.

    NEW FEATURES LISTING

    Features described below may be not be in the regular release area of our web site.

     

    Fund Accounting 6.0+  (See Changes)

    • Recur batches now automatically assigns ref number for batch type
    • Check signature passwords to print scanned signature
    • Purchase Order form has phone/fax for vendor
    • Batch claim listing and Claim Register reports now have Batch Name listed at top
    • JE Batch copy enhanced
    • Invoice date field added to receipts
    • Batch post-period/year added to post button
    • Transfers can now handle folder names with special characters/spaces
    • Error Wizard can be disabled
    • Now shows month/year batch to be posted
    • Check info can be moved on check to fit (design feature)
    • Account lookup-accounts get put back into order preferred
    • Cash Balance report on Special Reports menu
    • Un-post batches reverse entries and now are kept in un-posted stage for moving
    • Periodic Processing (Maintenance Tab) now can delete check recon for all but current 3 years
    • Periodic Processing now in Add New Year Deletes batch table entries older than 3 years
    • Merging Vendors - The vendor that you choose on main vendor screen can be merged
    • Change to always show backup restore screen when entering Backup/Restore option
    • SD no deletion of posted checks
    • Now can turn on and off Windows Online Help-TRY IT, IT'S GREAT
    • New design and options on Vendor Screen
    • Vendor Screen start on Lookup
    • On Cash screen, Check Payroll button
    • Added new fields to Cash Balance
    • Warning added to Acctg Period 10, that warns about un-posted items
    • New Report Writer Added - New Manual on Manual Download Page

     

    Utility Billing 6.6+  New Features

    • Tools Menu - System Info Report
    • Blank New Customer Work Order
    • Multiple Backup and Restore Paths Available
    • Account lookup by Meter ID
    • History Report – Address Heading
    • Transaction Report – Address / Name Option Heading
    • Bold Print Messages on Bill Form (post cards, etc)
    • Un-post a Receipt
    • Print an Amended Bill
    • Internet Payments (optional module)
    • e-bills sent to customer email addresses (optional module)
    • Remove Penalty
    • Meter Replacement
    • Complaint Management
    • Pump/Well usage info and report
    • Logs and Time lines
    • Cash Only flag – also on POS
    • Memos shown as newest (top) to oldest (bottom)
    • Receipts entry with Meter Reads (same time) now shows HI or LOW read
    • Added FA Code for Penalties to FA Transfer Report
    • Made change to allow internet payments for under paid amounts
    • Credit balance message added to bill forms
    • Full Bill address for window envelopes now adjusted for bar code
    • Adjustments and Certified Adjustments displayed separately on billing statements
    • Forecast total bill owed with a penalty calc check on edit current bill screen
    • High/Low Meter entry fix for those entering receipts and readings at same time
    • Cell phone number on new accounts - saved
    • Receipt posting now allows to budgeted accounts more than owed- credit to budget
    • Option on full bills to combine service types to show one service line on bill
    • Option on full bills to separate receipts taken during same billing period to show on bill
    • GPS global positioning meter readings coordinates (latitude and longitude
    • Added email address and send bill email address to Account collection of Report Writer
    • Bank Deposit Slip add- on module. Printable from posted batch, selected, and print
    • MXU Meter Device field added to Final Work Order form
    • Added "Bill is a Copy" heck box to Names window to auto-print for message on duplicate bill to that name listed.
    • Edit Current Bill now allows entry of new readings or usage and bill amount is updated.
    • Full Bill and Pre-printed Full Bill - Usages right justified.
    • Update installation only from this run or save update.
    • Fix to Tier Report for matching Usages and Customer Count
    • Enhanced RevTrak internet payment program interface
    • Added automatic date entry on Deposit Slip Module - with name or check number option - See Setup- Options Menu
    • Added Owners Name to Final Meter Read Work Order form
    • Added Deposit Slip by name to Receipt tab option
    • Option to print PIN # on post cards Address Line 2
    • Added Print on Date for 3 part disconnect notice
    • Added Reset Printers in Check and Fix option
    • Now edit current bill non metered services
    • Added complaint fields to report writer
    • WORK ORDERS NOW TAB ON METER SCREEN-HISTORY KEPT AND SCROLLING
    • Penalty Removal now prompts for reason and is stored in LOG
    • Water Hydrant Management Module (separate purchase) Added
    • Work Orders Turned On For Use When Installing update.
    • Added print date on Deposit Slip or NOT-Receipt tab on Setup Options
    • Work Orders now in Report Writer
    • Penalty Bill Full aligned columns
    • Preview Bill on Meter Entry Screen
    • Preview Bill on Account Meter Tab-for a sample or estimated bill (not to be used as an actual bill)
    • Added Average Usage to Combination Services Screen
    • Added, when cursor placed over Posted Receipt Batch, the total of the posted amount
    • Added Driver License to Names tab info screen
    • Added Print Label to Account Screen
    • Add Preview Calc to Meter Screen
    • Added Resident Info tab to Customer Link screen on Names Tab
    • Added Direct Pay Watermark and holds the same on Dir Pay customers
    • Added View Map - Google Maps interface to Property and Billing tab
    • Added Neptune Equinox Meter Device Interface to Meter Read Module
    • Internet Bill Paying now allows meter reading to import (be received) with a payment
    • Added Mailing Envelope printing to Property and Billing Record
    • Added Internet Meter Reading Entry ignore for 0 read - (Rev Trak) with Payments
    • Final billing date carried over to new customer initial start date
    • PREVIEW CHARGES - ESTIMATED now pro-rates base and minimum charges
    • NEW FORM - Full Bill 8.5 X 11 with return address for window envelope and graph added for history usage for service
    • Service Name added to Meter Device Transfer File
    • CUSTOMER TOTALS ADDED TO TIER REPORT, INCLUDES NO USAGE CUSTOMERS AND USAGE CUSTOMERS.
    • Added Move Out Date to Account Charge category of report writer
    • Previous and Current Dates Added to Billing History Table and Account History Report on Billing History (right click) option
    • Bar Graph added for electric service to Full Bill-Return Adds
    • Added FA Acct Codes (user defined) to Bill Reg Summary Report
    • New Delinquency Notice option #2 type form (Braham)
    • Bill Info to file now available
    • 4 up postcard (4 post cards per sheet, no receipt bar code) set available for 6.090 release only. Message line N/A
    • Account balance write off and undo write off feature
    • Memo Tab updates faster
    • Custom colors now restored during conversion
    • Meter Device transfer non contiguous additional books an option
    • ADDED PRINT DIRECT PAYMENT APPLICATION FORM FOR INTERESTED UTILITY CUSTOMER. OPTION TO TURN ON FEATURE IN SETUP OPTIONS, RECEIPTS TAB.

    • ADDED SETUP OPTION TO ALLOW RECEIPT ENTRY BY NAME TO RETAIN THE NAME OF THE LAST CUSTOMER PAID.

    • New EOY stardard report includes Date Range in Heading

    • New Full Bill Return Address form with return address at bottom of form

    • Direct Pay Watermark can be printed in color now with a color printer
    • Top 10 Bills Usage selected by date range
    • Option added to print Customer Account Number of Billing Statements or not to print
    • Budgeted accounts interest set to allow for half percent calculation
    • Added Gas Leak Repair Work Order form - Specialized for Customer
    • Added Gas Repair Work Order and Transfer to remote systems in field
    • Added mapping insert display to the Work Order
    • Work Orders are now considered a module for purchase
      Added photo insert to Property Tab
    • Full BIll Mailer added
    • Now allows combination usages by meter to be based on other combo meters
    • Now allows setup for seasonal address and to schedule the dates for the seasonal address billing
    • Now has full bill cover page for common customer/billing owners - Full Billing Summary form.
    • Reprint 8. X 11 bill for either the owner or the billing customer.
    • Glance interface moved to the help menu
    • Changed unposting a receipt to be a transaction state process.
    • Added Glance link 1 and 2 to HELP menu for online support.
    • Added Certification Notice to Certification Module (all or individual notices)
    • Add PSN interface for Payment Service Network - on line payments
    • Added 4up print form (Missouri Customers) to print on blank forms
    • Added Director Report (Missouri Customers)
    • Added Recon Report by Account (fast version)
    • Added posting of receipts (underpayments) to pay arrears off first
    • Added check and fix buttons to clear scratch files, restore temp tables
    • Added option to complex calc default usage that can now be multiplied by the multiplier used on the Meter Screen.
    • Now Allows Account Screen Resizing
    • PSN fixed for their transfer file changes and miscues
    • Full Bill Graph now has a Service option to pick service desired and shows name on graph
    • Discount Service Added
    • New Area location fields added to Property Tab and RW
    • Surcharge Adjust option off Service Screen
    • Added bar code to meter book label  1.5" by 4"
    • Added date range option to Tier Report
    • Added Viewer Locate to Attachement option under MISC tab
    • Added "Late in Period" boxes to Ageing (Aging) tab.
    • Added 4th AREA field to Property Tab and added to RW
    • Added a sales tax report to Choose Forms, Reports drop down (EOY Tax)
    • Added Customer category in Report Writer. Fields incl. all phone #'s.
    • Added SSN# lookup for accounts on View Menu.
    • Point of Sale 6.0+
    • Cash only payment reminder
    • Vendor attached to service sale
    • Vendor attached to service sale
    • Batch ID can be same for all stations using POS
    • Sale Transaction Interface to Inventory Software Application
    • Adjustable height for Transaction Window
    • List of Receipt Types (cash, check, ET, MO, etc) customizable
    • Cash Account may now be attached to each service description in the Code Description Setup
    • Full Entry Note for transaction register
    • Distribution account column now replaces Service ID for ease of account recognition
    • Bank Deposit Slip Module Added-Available by calling BDS to purchase.
    • Added Discount feature for inventory (liquor store) interface
    • USB connected printers compatible
    • Return feature (right click) on transaction screen
    • Export data to on line payment module
    • Tax Report Added
    • Added Credit Card Interface Module for X-Charge Credit Card Solution
    • Update for Waukesha County municipalities to accept new Country file layout (ver 6.012).

    • Payroll 6.00+ (See Changes)
    • Allow leave pay-out at fraction of accrued units
    • Allows leave pay-out at flat rate vs. variable rate according to history
    • Extra lines for reporting deduction/benefit on check stub
    • New reports (Birthday Roster and Anniversary Dates)
    • Direct Deposit (module) can be setup for deduction/benefit liabilities
    • New 941 Quarterly Tax Return Report
    • Allows Check Reconciliation be transferred to specific accounting period
    • Option to hide ACH Bank Account on Check
    • Direct Deposit (module) programmed for ACH Loan Payment
    • Allows employee number to be changed
    • Export reports to Excel
    • New Minnesota SUTA reporting format
    • 941 Quarterly Report Updated
    • Tips can be set to be part of the gross salary
    • 941 Qtrly report  reversal of deduction/benefits
    • All 5.00+ features plus those noted below
    • All timecards can submit at one time
    • Fixes to Indiana Retirement report
    • Emergency contact info added to Personnel Screen
    • Employee dependents added to Personnel Screen
    • Update to Iowa Retirement Reporting
    • Deductions can be temp added to schedule in Pay Cycle
    • Earned leave can be locked (on hold) until a set date
    • Retirement module now available for Montana Public Employees
    • New W-2 can be added for employers not already in system
    • Allows manual edit to individual pay in mass salary change
    • Add last paid date to PERA Exclusion report

    • Property Management - 6.092+
    • Cemetery Module added to Property Management software application
    • Complaint/Violation added to Property Management
    • View Map (Google Maps) added to core Property Management application
    • Property screen now tracks Previous Owners
    • Property screen has option to split parcel
    • Permit screen allows attachment of images
    • Permit screen as user-defined check list
    • Permit screen has Unit for unit-based fee
    • Added Plot Mapping to Cemetery Management Module
    • Pet Licensing added as module to Property Management
    • Issued License Date added to Report Writer
    • Added License Operator Card
    • Added building structure detail fields
    • Added contractor phone, fax, email to contractor screen
    • Partial lookup for burial name, death record ID
    • Easy to Use Refund for Permits added

     

    Pet Licensing 2.06

    • Proof of Vaccinated Rabies including date administered and tag # added
    • Heartworm treatment field added
    • Added 3 tabs to main screen (Health and Safety, Other Family Pets and Vet Info)

        

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