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4465 Adjustment reason description code [C]
Desc: Code specifying the adjustment reason.
1 Agreed settlement
An adjustment made based on an agreement between
2 Below specification goods
Goods of inferior quality.
3 Damaged goods
An adjustment due to the damage of goods.
4 Short delivery
An adjustment made because the delivered quantity was
less than expected.
5 Price query
An adjustment due to a price query.
6 Proof of delivery required
The buyer requires that proof of delivery be made before
7 Payment on account
Buyer is to make payment later.
8 Returnable container charge included
Adjustment made to deduct the returnable container
9 Invoice error
Invoice not in accordance with the order.
10 Costs for draft
Cost of draft has been deducted from payment.
11 Bank charges
Bank charges have been deducted from payment.
12 Agent commission
Agent commission has been deducted from payment.
13 Counter claim
Buyer claims an existing (financial) obligation from
seller which (partly) offsets the outstanding
14 Wrong delivery
Delivery not according to specifications.
15 Goods returned to agent
Goods returned to agent.
16 Goods partly returned
Goods partly returned.
17 Transport damage
Goods damaged in transit.
18 Goods on consignment
Buyer does not accept invoice(s) charge as it relates to
goods where the ownership remains with the seller until
19 Trade discount
Trade discount deducted from payment.
20 Deduction for late delivery
Penalty amount deducted for later delivery.
21 Advertising costs
Advertising costs deducted from payment.
22 Customs duties
Customs duties deducted from payment.
23 Telephone and postal costs
Telephone and postal costs deducted from payment.
24 Repair costs
Repair costs deducted from payment.
25 Attorney fees
Attorney fees deducted from payment.
Taxes deducted from payment.
27 Reclaimed deduction
Buyer reclaims an unspecified deduction from the
invoice(s) (to be) paid.
28 See separate advice
Buyer or seller refers to separate correspondence about
a related shipment(s) and/or invoice(s) and/or a
29 Buyer refused to take delivery
Buyer refused to take delivery.
30 Direct payment to seller
Buyer states to have paid to seller.
31 Buyer disagrees with due date
Buyer disagrees with due date.
32 Goods not delivered
Buyer has not received the goods.
33 Late delivery
Goods delivered too late.
34 Quoted as paid to you
Factor informs the seller that a certain invoice(s) was
paid by the buyer directly to the seller.
35 Goods returned
Buyer returned the goods to seller.
36 Invoice not received