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Interest: how interest is calculated: common period rules - reallocating from tax to tax non-QIP AP (Action Guide)

To understand the common period rules when reallocating from tax to tax when the receiving AP is not a QIP case, follow steps 1 to 16.

1. Is the normal due date of the AP to which you are reallocating later than the EDP of the payment?
   
  * If yes, go to step 2.
  * If no, go to step 7.
2. Is today’s date earlier than the normal due date for the AP to which you are reallocating?
  * If yes, go to step 3.
  * If no, go to step 11.
3. Is the EDP of the payment earlier than today’s date?
  * If yes, go to step 4.
  * If no, go to step 10.
4. The EDP of the RTO posting is set to today’s date. Is the normal due date of the AP from which you are reallocating later than the EDP of the payment?
  * If yes, go to step 5.
  * If no, go to step 6.
5. Repayment interest is due on the AP from which you are reallocating for the period from normal due date +1 to today’s date.
6. Repayment interest is due on the AP from which you are reallocating for the period from the payment’s EDP +1 to the normal due date for the AP to which you are reallocating.
7. The EDP of the RTO posting is set to the EDP of the payment reallocated. Is the EDP of the payment earlier than the normal due date for the AP from which you are reallocating?
  * If yes, go to step 8.
  * If no, go to step 9.
8. Credit interest is restricted on the AP from which you are reallocating.
9. Payment reallocated was not credit interest bearing.
10. The EDP of the RTO posting is set to the EDP of the payment reallocated.
11. The EDP of the RTO posting is set to the normal due date of the AP to which you are reallocating. Is the normal due date of the AP to which you are reallocating earlier than the normal due date for the AP from which you are reallocating?
  * If yes, go to step 12.
  * If no, go to step 13.
12. Credit interest is restricted on the AP from which you are reallocating.
  * Go to step 14.
13. No credit interest restriction is applied to the AP from which you are reallocating.
14. Is the normal due date for the AP from which you are reallocating later than the EDP of the payment?
  * If yes, go to step 15.
  * If no, go to step 16.
15. Repayment interest is due on the AP from which you are reallocating for the period from the normal due date +1 to the normal due date for the AP to which you are reallocating.
16. Repayment interest is due on the AP from which you are reallocating for the period from the payment’s EDP +1 to the normal due date of the AP to which you are reallocating.