6.1.10 Billing relevant date fields

This article explains the many date fields on the objects invoice and invoice item which control your accounting process:

Invoice

FieldDescription
Accounting Date

System date for the invoice; either the 1st day of campaign run time or depending on the selected interval always the 1st day of the month.

When Flexible Payment Plans are included the Accounting Dates will be set to the Invoice Date.

Accounting End DateDepending on the selected interval always the last day of the month or the Billing Period End Date
Billing Period End DateEnd date of the entire accounting period - matches the end date of the Media Campaign
Billing Period Start DateStart date of the entire accounting period - matches the start date of the Media Campaign
Invoice DateDate of invoice generation through billing run (for PreInvoices this field is set to the 1st day of accounting period)
Invoice Date ManualManual overwrite of invoice date.
Start DateDisplays the earliest related Invoice Item Start Date.
End DateDisplays the latest related Invoice Item End Date.


Invoice Item

FieldDescription
Billing Period End DateSame value as Invoice.Billing Period End Date
Billing Period Start DateSame value as Invoice.Billing Period Start Date
Until DateUntil date of the related campaign item
From DateStart date of the related campaign item
Invoice Accounting DateSame value as Invoice.Accounting Date
Invoice Accounting End DateSame value as Invoice.Accounting End Date
Invoice DateSame value as Invoice.Invoice Date
Invoice Item End DateEnd date of the invoice item within the relevant accounting period
Invoice Item Start DateStart date of the invoice item within the relevant accounting period