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Oracle® Communications Billing and Revenue Management Designing and Generating Invoices
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5 Examples of Invoices

This chapter contains examples of invoices to illustrate the corrective invoicing feature in Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM).

Note:

The invoices on the following pages reflect example scenarios. Your invoices will reflect the data associated with your billing setup.

Invoice Correction Letter in Summary Format

This section shows the contents of a regular bill and, following a correction on that bill, the example summary invoice correction letter associated with corrections made to the regular bill.

Regular Invoice

Figure 5-1 shows the example regular invoice containing details of a regular bill. The first page of the regular invoice displays the information on the account owner, the billing date, the account number, the corrective bill number, the date when any payment is due on this bill.

Below this, the regular invoice shows the past due amount, charges, payments, adjustments, other charges and credits and the amount due for the billing period. The Summary of Current Charges charges section lists the details of the charges by type, taxes and surcharges, and the total current charges for this billing period.

The payment slip and related information for the customer are located at the bottom of this page.

Figure 5-1 Regular Invoice (page 1)

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Figure 5-2 shows the second page of the regular invoice. It is intentionally left blank. The account number and billing date associated with the invoice are listed at the top of this page.

Figure 5-2 Regular Invoice (page 2)

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The last page of the regular invoice (Figure 5-3) contains the details of the charges associated with the bill, the total of the recurring charges, the total of taxes and surcharges, and the total charges for the bill.

Figure 5-3 Regular Invoice (page 3)

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Invoice Correction Letter

The regular bill is corrected on 02/01/2012 and a corrective invoice generated for the corrective bill. Figure 5-4 shows the example corrective invoice in the form of a summary invoice correction letter.

Figure 5-4 Invoice Correction Letter (Page 1 of Summary Format)

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The first page of the invoice correction letter displays the correction details in the form of a letter.

At the top of this page you see the information on the account owner, the date when the corrective bill was generated, the account number, the corrective bill number, the date when any payment is due on the corrective bill. Below this information, invoice correction letter lists the number of the bill that was corrected (the regular bill in the example) and the billing date for that bill. The body of the letter contains the summary of the corrections associated with this corrective invoice. The payment slip and related information for the customer are located at the bottom of this page.

Figure 5-5 shows the second page of the invoice correction letter. It is intentionally left blank. The account number and billing date associated with the invoice are listed at the top of this page.

Figure 5-5 Invoice Correction Letter (Page 2 of Summary Format)

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Figure 5-6 shows the third section of an invoice correction letter. It contains the summary of the other charges and credit items associated with the corrective bill. The account number and billing date associated with the invoice are listed at the top of this page.

For each entry, it lists the reference number for the charge/credit correction, a description of the entry, the date the charge/credit correction was made, the amount, and the reason for the action taken (in this example, Write-off).

Figure 5-6 Invoice Correction Letter (Page 3 of Summary Format)

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Figure 5-7 shows the final page of the example invoice correction letter.

Figure 5-7 Invoice Correction Letter (Page 4 of Summary Format)

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The last page of the summary invoice correction letter contains the summary of the charge corrections associated with the corrective bill grouped by the service type. The entries show the previous amount, the correction amount, and the resulting amount due for the item. The recurring charges are broken down by service types. (Only one service type ip is shown for the above example.) The final entry shows the total charges for this corrective invoice.

Replacement Invoice in Detail Format

This section shows the summary replacement invoice associated with corrections made to a regular bill.

Regular Invoice

Figure 5-8 shows the example regular invoice containing details of the regular bill. Its format is described in "Invoice Correction Letter in Summary Format".

Figure 5-8 Regular Invoice (Page 1)

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Figure 5-9 shows the second page of the regular invoice intentionally left blank.

Figure 5-9 Regular Invoice (page 2)

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Figure 5-10 shows the final page of the regular invoice.

Figure 5-10 Regular Invoice (Page 3)

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Corrective Invoice as a Replacement Invoice

The regular bill is corrected on 02/01/2012 and a corrective invoice generated for the corrective bill. Figure 5-11 shows the example corrective invoice in the form of a detail replacement invoice.

Figure 5-11 Replacement Invoice (Page 1 of Detail Format)

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The first page of the detailed replacement invoice displays the information on the account owner, the billing date, the account number, the corrective bill number, the date when any payment is due on this bill, the previous billing date, the number of the bill that was corrected and the previous billing date.

Below this, the replacement invoice shows the past due amount, charges, payments, adjustments, other charges and credits and the amount due for the billing period.

The summary of charges section lists the details of the charges by type, prior payments and corrections, net charges, current payments and corrections, past due amounts ending with the amount due for this billing period.

The payment information is located at the bottom of this page.

Figure 5-12 shows the second page of the replacement invoice. It is intentionally left blank. The account number and billing date associated with the invoice are listed at the top of this page.

Figure 5-12 Replacement Invoice (Page 2 of Detail Format)

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Figure 5-13 shows the third page of a replacement invoice. It contains the details of the adjustments that resulted in the corrective bill. The account number and billing date associated with the invoice are listed at the top of this page.

Each row in the Adjustment Details table lists the description of the adjustment, the date of the adjustment, the amount, and the reason for the action taken (in this example, Item Adjustment).

Figure 5-13 Replacement Invoice (Page 3 of Detail Format)

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Figure 5-14 shows the final section of the example replacement invoice. It contains the details of the charge corrections associated with the corrective bill grouped by the service type. The entries show the previous amount, the correction amount, and the resulting amount due for each adjustment, total recurrent charges, payments and corrections to the recurring charges (past and current), total taxes and surcharges, payments and corrections (past and current) to total taxes and surcharges. The final entry shows the total charges for this replacement invoice.

Figure 5-14 Replacement Invoice (Page 4 of Detail Format)

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