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Festive Season Office Hours 2022

We want to thank you for your ongoing support. We appreciate you and value your business. 

With the festive season fast approaching, we want to let all our clients know that this is the time of year when our support team will only be available at Reduced office hours. 

From 15 December 2022 until 6 January 2023
The Revelation telephone lines will be open for emergencies between:
9:00 and 12:00 every weekday

We hope you and your family have a lovely festive season. 
May you be blessed with joy and peace.

Taking your business online!

Revelation Accounting Software is proud to announce one of the most dynamic features ever introduced into an “off-the-shelf” accounting package. Our team have developed an amazing online shop (with a payment and Order gateway), that is linked directly to your Revelation package, which will create an instant web presence for your business. In order to combat the current impact of COVID-19 on the economy, the government will be more dependent on organisations moving toward digital sales and delivery systems. Revelation, therefore, provides an immediate and inexpensive solution to businesses that have been negatively influenced because of the lockdown. The Online Shop Manager allows the Revelation user to set up and maintain your own online shop from within Revelation, without the need for hi...

Call Centre Technical Difficulties

We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the current technical difficulties we are experiencing with our Service Provider. 

Please make use of the following number for the call centre: 011 391 4705

In case of emergencies, please make use of the following numbers:

Adriaan - 079 199 9798
Antonio - 081 880 5965
Wayne - 071 670 4121
Vernon - 083 458 4847
Zeta - 083 406 0088

Cost-of-Sales - YES or NO

The Controversy Surrounding C.O.S - by V.E. Shirley There has been a big deliberation about the controversy surrounding Cost-of-Sales, in general, as well as in Revelation. Must COST-OF-SALES be switched ON or OFF? To try and clarify this issue, we have recently written and article about Cost-of-Sales as well as tried to explain the advantages of having Cost-of-Sales running in your Company in Automated Mode. First of all, we would like to explain why cost-of-sales is not switched on in so many Revelation users’ packages. It is actually very simple. Revelation is the very first accounting package to run on a pc in South African (and many countries in the western world). When pc based accounting was introduced, auditors were not familiar with the concept of automating the cost-of-sales ...

Loadshedding Blues

Eskom announced recently that it will implement stage 2 scheduled power blackouts. Stage 2 load shedding is the process of deliberately reducing the national load by up to 2 000 MW through scheduled blackouts to avoid tripping the whole system due to too much demand and too little supply. Since the implementation of the scheduled blackouts, we have had an influx of calls in the support centre regarding crashes that have occurred due to these blackouts. We urge everyone to invest in a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply). A UPS provides temporary emergency power to computer(s) where the input power source or main power fails. Please ensure that during the time of load shedding, the regular "Quick Backup" option is used at least twice a day to ensure a recent fallback point. We also highly...

VAT Increase from 14% to 15% in South Africa

As you may be aware, the Government of South Africa has increased it's VAT Rate from 14% to 15%

This Change will be in effect as from the 1st of April 2018.

In Order to facilitate all Revelation Accounting Software users to change to the new VAT Code, we have extended our Office hours as Follow:

  • Thursday 29 March 2018 from 8h30 till 18h00 .
  • Tuesday 3rd April 2018 from 6h00 till 16h00 .

You may also click on the link below in order to download the PDF instructions to change the Rate yourself.


We have a new home!!!  Come and have a look of just pop in for a friendly cup of coffee.


I am amazed at how many People are still battling with Basic Accounting issues in this modern age. This week, our support Centre was inundated with questions about the difference between Average and Latest Cost, and when to use which. In this article I hope to shed some light on the subject. I really hope that this will clarify and demystify this often touchy subject. ENJOY!!!