Why are my due dates wrong?

Why are my due dates wrong?

MarginEdge uses the payment terms set for your vendor to determine the due date of all invoices from that vendor. If you have not set payment terms (either by configuring due dates for vendors in MarginEdge, or by importing from your accounting system with payment terms), our system will use the date of the invoice as the due date.

 To configure due dates/payment terms in MarginEdge:

  1. Go to Bill Pay > Setup

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  1. Select the “Vendor Setup” button:

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  1. Click on your vendors; you’ll see a configuration screen and you can set your vendors’ remittance address and payment terms.

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  1. With certain accounting systems, you have the option of importing payment terms directly through MarginEdge. In this case, you will see a checkbox in the upper left-hand corner of the screen marked “Use Accounting System Settings.” Click this button to import address and payment terms from your accounting system.

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To modify this information, uncheck the box and any imported information will remain (you cannot edit with the box unchecked). Please note that if you do not have payment terms set in your accounting system, MarginEdge will default to “No due date set” and the invoice date will be the due date.

 Here are common payment terms and how to set them:

 

Invoice Terms  Set up in MarginEdge

Net 7              Due in number of days after invoice date [ 7   ] days

Net 10            Due in number of days after invoice date [ 10 ] day

Net 30            Due in number of days after invoice date [ 30 ] days

2 weeks          Due in number of days after invoice date [ 14 ] days

4 weeks          Due in number of days after invoice date [ 28 ] days

DC15               Due by day of the invoice month [ 15 ] day of [next month from the invoice date]*

DC Terms        Due by day of the invoice month [ 15 ] day of [next month from the invoice date]*

15MFI              Due by day of the invoice month [ 15 ] day of [next month from the invoice date]*

EOM                Due by day of the invoice month [ 31 ] day of [month of the invoice date]

EOMFI             Due by day of the invoice month [ 31 ] day of [next month from the invoice date]

 

* Some accounting systems do not allow payment terms to be set to a day of the next month, so for DC Terms we frequently see terms set to the 15th day of the invoice month (or next month from the invoice date if within 15 days of the invoice date). If pulling from your accounting system, this setting will work in MarginEdge as well.

Always set end-of-month terms to 31; our system automatically adjusts to the last day of the month for months with fewer than 31 days.

 

 

Examples

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NET 30



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DC Terms/DC-15/15MFI

 

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End of Month

 

Selecting Invoices

You can select which vendors to pay through MarginEdge. In Vendor Setup, turn off “Bill Pay Enabled,” and invoices from this vendor will not appear in your Bill Pay screen.

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