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4279 Payment terms type code qualifier [B]
Desc: Code qualifying the type of payment terms.
Payment conditions normally applied.
2 End of month
Payments are due at end of month.
3 Fixed date
Payments are due on the fixed date specified.
Payments are deferred beyond the normal due date.
5 Discount not applicable
Payment terms on which discounts are not applicable.
Different payment terms negotiated under a documentary
Payment is extended beyond the normal due date.
8 Basic discount offered
Payment terms reflect the basic offered discount.
Occurring in the next month after present.
Payment is due on receipt of invoice.
Payment terms to be chosen by buyer (from options
12 10 days after end of month
Payment due ten days after end of a calendar month.
13 Seller to advise buyer
Seller will advise buyer of payment terms by separate
14 Paid against statement
Payments are to be made against statement.
15 No charge
Payment terms have no charge.
16 Not yet defined
Payment terms are not yet defined.
Payment is due the end of the current or specified
18 Previously agreed upon
Payment terms have been previously agreed upon.
19 United States funds
The payment terms require the use of United States
20 Penalty terms
Payment terms on which penalties apply.
21 Payment by instalment
Payment terms are based on instalment payments.
Payment terms on which discounts are applicable.
23 Available by sight payment
Payment made at sight.
24 Available by deferred payment
Payment made at deferred date.
25 Available by acceptance
Payment on acceptance.
26 Available by negotiation with any bank
Payment made by negotiation with any bank.
27 Available by negotiation with any bank in ...
Payment made by negotiation with any bank in a specified
28 Available by negotiation by named bank
Payment made by negotiation with a specified financial
29 Available by negotiation
Payment made by negotiation.
30 Adjustment payment
Payment adjusted for outstanding credits or debits.
31 Late payment
Payment after due date.
32 Advanced payment
Payment in advance of due date.
33 Payment by instalments according to progress (as agreed)
Payment by instalments according to progress (as
34 Payment by instalments according to progress (to be agreed)
Payment by instalments according to progress (to be
Terms of payment differ from the normal terms.
36 Tenor payment terms
Payment to be made according to bilaterally agreed
conditions between buyer and seller.
37 Complete payment
Payment must be made for complete value and may not be
paid in instalments.
38 Payment terms defined in consolidated invoice
Payment terms are specified in a consolidated invoice.
39 Payment upon completion
The payment terms require payment upon completion.
40 Partial advance
The payment terms require a partial payment in advance
The payment terms are that the goods will be paid for
when they are sold or consumed.
42 Inter-company account
The payment terms involve the use of an inter-company
43 Sell by note
The payment terms involve a debtor who promises to pay a
definite sum of money on demand or at a definite time in
44 Supplier floor plan
The payment terms involve payment for merchandise owned
by a third party.
45 Contract basis
The payment terms are based on a contract with a vendor.
46 Credit controlled
The payment terms involve the monitoring of credit by
47 Dating given
The payment terms in which suppliers may extend seasonal
48 Trade acceptance
A trade acceptance is a written acknowledgement of the
sale of goods and promise to pay at a definite date and
49 Cost plus
The payment terms permit reimbursement of costs plus
other authorised changes.
50 Letter of credit
The payment terms require the use of a letter of credit.
51 Lease agreement
The payment terms are included in the lease agreement.
52 Cash On Delivery (COD)
The payment terms are cash is due on delivery of
53 Cash by state law
The payment terms are dictated by state law requiring
payment of cash.
54 Bank transfer
The payment terms require the use of bank transfer.
55 Cash on arrival
The payment terms require payment by cash on arrival of
the goods or services.
The payment terms are that payments are made in cash.
57 Cash discount terms apply
The payment terms are that a discount is applicable if
the payment is made in cash.
58 Cash with order
The payment terms require the payment in cash with
placement of the order.
59 Cash per vendor request
The payment terms involve a vendor request for payment
60 Irrevocable letter of credit
The payment terms require the use of an irrevocable
letter of credit.
61 Documents against acceptance
The payment terms require acceptance of liability before
62 Charge card
The payment terms permit the use of a charge card to
63 Documents against payment
The payment terms require payment before document
64 Usance bill
The payment terms are based on the time allowed by
commercial usage for the payment of foreign bills of
65 Letter of credit at sight
The payment terms require the presentation of a letter
66 Secured account
The payment terms call for the use of a secured account.
67 Basic commission terms
The payment terms call for the use of basic commission
68 Deposit required
The payment terms require a deposit be provided.
69 Discount with prompt pay
The payment terms include a discount when payment is
made within a time frame designated as prompt pay.
70 Discount with advance payment
The payment terms include a discount when payment is
made in advance.
71 Certified cheque
The payment terms require the use of a certified cheque.
72 Cash against documents
The payment terms require cash payment before document
73 Bill of exchange
The payment terms require the use of bill of exchange.
74 Progressive discount
The payment terms include a progressive discount based
on the amount and speed with which payments are made.
75 Lump sum
The payment term requires a lump sum payment.
76 Fixed fee
The payment term requires a fixed fee payment.
77 Promissory note
The payment term requires the use of a promissory note
as a means of payment.
Payment term requires payment being made by the
factoring company according to the agreement between
buyer, bank and factoring company.
ZZZ Mutually defined
A code assigned within a code list to be used on an
interim basis and as defined among trading partners
until a precise code can be assigned to the code list.
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