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Creating a Payment Schedule Table

Posted on 2014-02-12
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I would like to be able to create a table of scheduled payments based off data in another table.  The fields I would have available would be:  Payment Start Date, # of Months, and Payment Amount.  So for example, if I had the following:

StartDate     # of Months             Amount
03/01/14               36                     $250.00

I would want to create  table that returns 36 rows with the start date being incremented for each month.  I was thinking the ROW over command would work to increment the start date, but I'm not sure how to create the number of rows off the value of the field # of Months.
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Question by:garberj76
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Surendra Nath earned 500 total points
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try the below code

declare @T TABLE
(
 Number INT
)

;WITH C AS
(
  SELECT 0 AS T
  UNION ALL
  SELECT T+1 FROM C WHERE T< 99
)
INSERT INTO @T
SELECT T FROM C

DECLARE @CurrentTable TABLE
(
	StartDate	DATE
	,NumberOfMonths INT
	,Amount Money
)

INSERT INTO @CurrentTable VALUES('03/01/14',36,250)
select * from @CurrentTable

-- if you want the date to be incremented by month
SELECT DATEADD(mm,number,StartDate) as IncrementedDate,Amount FROM @CurrentTable C
CROSS JOIN @T T
WHERE T.Number < C.NumberOfMonths

-- if you want the date to be incremented by Days
SELECT DATEADD(DD,number,StartDate) as IncrementedDate,Amount FROM @CurrentTable C
CROSS JOIN @T T
WHERE T.Number < C.NumberOfMonths

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by:Ryan McCauley
ID: 39857673
I wrote a script to return a row for every day between two dates - in this case you'd change it to increment months, but it's the same concept:

http://trycatchfinally.net/2012/03/return-a-list-of-all-dates-between-a-start-and-end-date/

In your case, the months version would be:

DECLARE @StartDate DATETIME,
        @Months INT
     
    SET @StartDate = '2014-03-01'
    SET @Months   = 36
     
;WITH numberlist(number)
   AS (SELECT RANK() over(order by c1.object_id,
                                   c1.column_id,
                                   c2.object_id,
                                   c2.column_id)
         from sys.columns c1
        cross
         join sys.columns c2)
SELECT DATEADD(mm, number-1, @StartDate)
  FROM numberlist
 WHERE number <= @Months

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