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Amortization Table Summary

The Amortization Table Summary displays all the details of the debtor's payment schedule for amortized loans. Information is read from the debtor's Financial Detail settings. In the A Table Entries subform, all calculations are displayed for the complete payment schedule for the account's balance.


Amortization Table Summary

The Amortization Table Summary may be accessed in two ways.

1. When viewing the Debtor form, select the Interest field to display the Financial Detail form. In the Interest section, select the AMORTIZATION button. This is only active when you have selected a Compound Interest - Amortized loan setting.

2. When viewing the Debtor form, select the Owing field to display the Debtor Financial Summary. Then select the button labeled Atable Schedule. This is only displayed when you have selected a Compound Interest - Amortized loan setting.

Original Principal

This is the amount of the original debt, calculated from all transactions posted to the 'Principal' account.

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Interest Rate

This is the annual percent rate at which the account is charged interest. This rate is divided into appropriate periods for the interest calculations.

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Period

This is the frequency for compounding interest and converting it to principal. For Amortized loans, this field also determines the frequency of payments due on this account.

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Payment Amount

This is the amount of the payment for a term loan. It is calculated from the information entered in the Financial Detail form in the Interest section.

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Total Payments

This is the total principal and interest that will have been paid upon completion of all payments in an orderly manner.

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Rule Of 78 Amortization Schedule

This section displays all financial details for a Rule of 78 amortization schedule. This is displayed if Amortized Loan - Rule of 78 is switched ON in the Financial Detail form for the account.

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Normal Amortization Schedule

This section displays all financial details for a Normal amortization schedule. This is displayed if Amortized Loan - Normal is switched ON in the Financial Detail form for the account.

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Calc Date

This is the date from which interest will be calculated. It is normally the Start Date for the loan.

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First Payment Date

This is the date that the first payment is due. It is only visible when you are using Amortized loans.

From the date one period before the First Payment Date, the loan is calculated according to the term and interest rate defined.

The amortization schedule is calculated using the original principal plus the accrued interest compounded daily on the original loan amount from the date one period before the specified First Payment Date.

Normally, the system expects the First Payment Date to be one period after the Calculate Interest From Date.

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Term

This is the term of the Amortized loan. For example, a 2-year loan with a monthly payments (a monthly Period) has a Term of 24.

This is used to calculate the payment amount, the total plan payments and the early payoff amount.

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Rate Basis

This is the number of days used as the basis for calculating interest. This setting is taken from the Financial Detail.

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Deferred Interest

An amount displays in this field when the First Payment Date is more than one period after the Calculate Interest From Date. This amount is added into the Total Payments amount and figures into the Payment Amount.

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Delinquent

This is the date that the payment went "delinquent." It is usually the date that a full period has passed without a payment being posted to the account. When this happens, the interest for the skipped period is added to the Balance.

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Next Payment Date

This is the date of the next payment according to the schedule of payments. It is the next "current" payment date and does not reflect any unpaid interval.

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To Make Current

This calculation displays the amount necessary to cover all missed payments and accrued interest to bring the account up to schedule.

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Atable Entries

This subform displays all details of payments and interest calculations for the payment schedule.

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Exit

Select this button to close the Amortization Table Summary and return to the previous form.

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See Also

- Interest Detail

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