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4465 Adjustment reason description code [C]

Desc: Code specifying the adjustment reason. Repr: an..3 Code Values: 1 Agreed settlement An adjustment made based on an agreement between partners. 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 payment. 7 Payment on account Buyer is to make payment later. 8 Returnable container charge included Adjustment made to deduct the returnable container charge. 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 invoice(s). 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 sold. 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. 26 Taxes 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 payment(s). 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 Buyer clai