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Making Payment Suggestions


2020/11/30
You start the Payment Suggestion in a Payment Journal. Depending on which suggestion you start, the Vendor Payment Suggestion, Customer Payment Suggestion, or Employee Payment Suggestion window opens. The parameters define how the open entries are determined for the payment suggestion, how they are grouped by customer, vendor, or employee, and which data is written to the journal lines. The following section describes the available parameters:

Find Payments:

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Last Payment DateThe payment suggestion only considers entries whose due date is before or on this date. Only entries for which no value is entered in the field On Hold are taken into account.
Find Payment DiscountsIndicator that the payment discount date is taken into account when searching for available payments. Instead of the field Last Due Date, the field Last Payment Discount Date is taken into account.
Last Payment Discount DateIndicator that the payment discount date is taken into account when searching for possible payments. Instead of the field Last Due Date, the field Last Cash Discount Date is taken into account. If the indicator Consider Payment Discount Tolerance is set, the payment is also taken into account for the payment discount tolerance.
Last Payment Discount DateIf the indicator Find Payment Discount is set, this field (and not the field Last Due Date) is taken into account for filtering by payment discount date. If the field is empty, the field Last Due Date is used to find the items.
Use Vendor PriorityIndicator that the Priority field on the vendor card determines the order in which the vendor entries are suggested for payment. This field is available only for payment suggestions in payment journals. Payments are made until the amount in the field Available Amount (LCY) is consumed.
Available Amount (LCY)Amount available for payments to vendors.

Note

This field is only available for payment suggestions in payment journals.
Payments to vendors are made (ranked according to vendor priority) until the amount is used up.

Summarize Results:

Summerize per VendorIndicator that the lines are summarized per vendor (and currency).

Note

This field is only available for payment suggestions in payment journals.
Summerize per CustomerIndicator that the lines are summarized per customer (and currency).

Note

This field is only available for payment suggestions in cash receipt journals.
By DimensionSelect the dimensions by which you want to group the payment suggestions. It is possible for the same combination of
  • Customer/Vendor
  • Combination of Dimension Values
  • and Currency
to create a line.

Note

This field is only available if the indicator Summerize per Vendor or Summerize per Customer is set.

Fill in Journal Lines:

Posting DateDate on which the payments are posted. This field is transferred to the journal lines.
Consider Payment Discount ToleranceIndicator that the cash discount tolerance date of the individual entries is also taken into account when the payment suggestion is created. You can set the indicator Block Payment Tolerance on the vendor or customer card to block the payment discount tolerance for specific vendors/customers.
Starting Document No.Document number for the first line of the payment suggestion.

Note

If the indicator New Doc. No. per Line is not set, this number is applied to every journal line.
New Doc. No. per LineIndicates that the journal lines are numbered sequentially (starting from the number in the field Starting Document No.).
Bal. Account TypeType of balancing account (G/L account, bank account).

Note

The value is taken from the settings for the journal and is predefined. This field is applied to all journal lines.
Bal. Account No.Number of the balancing account to which the posting is to be posted. You can enter the account number or select from a drop down list.

Note

The value is taken from the settings for the journal and is predefined. This field is applied to all journal lines.
Payment TypePayment type for the journal lines. The following options are available:
  • Direct Debit Suggestion (only available in cash receipt journals)
  • Non-SEPA Credit Transfer
  • SEPA Credit Transfer
  • SEPA Direct Debit (only available in cash receipt journals)

Note

If the field is empty, you must manually specify the payment type in the journal for each line. For the SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit payment types, only lines with the ISO currency code "blank" or "EUR" are included in the payment suggestion.
. If you select the option Credit Transfer Suggestion, the system will try to create a credit transfer in the following order
  • SEPA Credit Transfer (if the rules of the external bank account search apply (IBAN, country/region code, SWIFT code available) and the company's bank account contains a SEPA credit transfer scheme. For more information, see Bank Account Setup.
  • Non-SEPA Credit Transfer if your bank account has a non-SEPA credit transfer scheme.
If you choose the option Direct Debit Suggestion, the system searches for existing transactions of the customer with this currency code. The system tries to create a Direct Debit in the following order
  • SEPA Direct Debit (if the rules of the external bank account search apply and the company's bank account contains a SEPA Direct Debit Scheme. For more information, see Bank Account Setup.
If a transaction is found, the payment type and the external bank account code of the transaction are suggested. If no transaction is found, the system tries to determine the external bank account and payment type according to the rules of the external bank account search. The external bank account search, especially with the option Last Transaction/Main Bank Account, in combination with direct debit/credit transfer suggestion, should provide the best results in most cases. For more information, see NCPE Payments Export Setup.
Foreign Currency FilterIndicator that the filter is applied to items with ISO currency codes other than 'blank' or 'EUR'.
Without ReductionsIndicator that entries that would reduce the amount (credit memos, refunds) are not included in the payment suggestion.
Customer/Vendor/EmployeeIn this filter pane, you can limit the results of the payment suggestion by setting filters on the customer/vendor/employee tables. You can find further information on this under Sorting, Searching, and Filtering
Customer Ledger Entry/Vendor Ledger Entry/Employee Ledger EntryIn this filter pane, you can limit the results of the payment suggestion by setting filters on the customer ledger entry/vendor ledger entry/employee ledger entry tables. You can find further information on this under Sorting, Searching, and Filtering
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