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Aging Report in ORACLE or MSSQL

Posted on 2004-03-26
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Hi all,

I have a bit of a scenario for which I'd really appreciate some help.

I have a database that has client invoices that are churned out on a monthly basis, clients pay against these invoices. However, some clients sometimes don't pay or pay less than the invoiced amounts, some still, pre-pay.

Now, I need to do a debtors aging report showing the distrubution of debts between today (current) and over120 days. I'm able to pull out all my invoiced amounts correctly to allocate them to the correct time bands (30days, 60days, 90days, 120days and over120) but I keep getting errors when it comes to over120 days payments.

Any chance someone has the English query for aging so that I could adapt it to either Oracle or SQL?

Any help offered most appreciated!

Regards,
Gezzat
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aabbas earned 500 total points
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Oracle's DECODE function will do this. Following is a simple query to age amount in <30, >=30, >=60, >=90, >=120 days.

select invoice_no, invoice_date, floor (sysdate - invoice_date) "DAYS",
       decode (floor (floor (sysdate - invoice_date) / 30), 0, amt, null) "<30",
       decode (floor (floor (sysdate - invoice_date) / 30), 1, amt, null) ">=30",
       decode (floor (floor (sysdate - invoice_date) / 30), 2, amt, null) ">=60",
       decode (floor (floor (sysdate - invoice_date) / 30), 3, amt, null) ">=90",
       decode (floor (floor (sysdate - invoice_date) / 30), 4, amt, null) ">=120"
from inv;

Above query uses a simple table with Invoice_No, Invoice_Date and Amt columns.

Try it out. Hope, it will work for you.

Best of luck.
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Thanks Abbas! lemmie try this and get back to you!
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