Within Account level billing in Kangarootime, discounts are helpful tools for billing clients who pay reduced tuition accurately. Accounts can be layered with various discounts, leading to the question: How do I know if I am discounting the account correctly? This article aims to answer this question by explaining how each discount will affect an account, who the discount(s) will cover, and in what order the discounts will appear.

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#### Flat Rate Billing

*Dollar Discount:*

When applying a dollar discount to an account, one should expect that the discount value will be applied to every child. The itemized bill will show the tuition and the discount transactions as separate line items. In the example below, The $10.00 Discount was put on the account, and the discount appears for both children within their itemized bill.

Suppose one applies a dollar discount to one or more children on an account instead of the overall account, only the child(ren) that is/are assigned a discount will receive a discount when the billing cycle runs. In the example below, the Early Bird Discount was applied to only Raine Rivers, and she was the only child on the account to receive the discount.

*Percentage Discount:*

When one applies a percentage discount to an account; one should expect the total discount to be applied to all children associated with the account. The itemized bill will show the tuition and the discount transactions as separate line items. The Vacation Discount below is shown as a separate line item and will display the dollar equivalent of the discount percentage (ex. 50% of $80.00).

In a case where you apply a percentage discount to one or more children on an account, only the child(ren) assigned a discount will be given the discount when the billing cycle runs. The sibling discount applied below to Kennedy Warner was the only discount applied on this account. The Sibling Discount ended up as $15.00 (5% of $300.00).

*Dollar and Percentage Discount:*

When one applies a dollar discount *and a *percentage discount to an account; one should expect all children associated with the account to receive **both **discounts when the billing cycle runs. It is important to note that the dollar discount will be taken off first, and then the percentage discount will be taken out of the remaining charge. Each discount will be shown as a separate line item.

In the example below, the Employee Discount of $100.00 was taken off both children on the account, and the Sibling Discount is shown as $5.00 (ten percent of $50.00) and $15.00 (10% of $150.00).

Suppose you apply a dollar and percentage discount to one or more children on an account; the discounts will only affect the children chosen. The dollar discount will be taken off first, and then the percentage discount will be taken out of the remaining tuition charge. Each discount will be shown as a separate line item.

The $10.00 Discount and the 5% Discount are both applied to Robert Smith, so he is the only child that receives the discounts. The $10.00 discount was taken off first; the 5% discount is represented by the $13.50 amount (5% of $270.00).

#### Session-Based Billing

*Dollar Discount:*

When a dollar discount is applied to an account; one should expect the total discount to be applied to each session fee for all children. The discount will appear as a separate line item on the itemized bill. In the example below, the Military Discount was taken off all children on the McGee account.

When you apply a dollar discount to one or more children on an account; one should expect the discount to be applied to each session fee for the selected children. The discount will appear as a separate line item on the itemized bill.

In the example below, the Early Bird Discount was applied only to Tom Dolly, and so he will only receive the discount for each billed session.

*Percentage Discount:*

Suppose one applies a percentage discount to an account; you should expect the total discount to be applied to all children associated with the account. Each session fee will be discounted a dollar amount equal to the discounted percentage. The discount will appear as a separate line item per session on the itemized bill.

In the example below, all three children received the 25% discount, which is represented as $50.00 (25% of $200.00).

When applying a percentage discount to one or more children on an account; dollar amount discounts equating to the total percentage discounted will be taken off each session. The discount(s) will appear as separate line times on an itemized bill.

In the example below, the Second Sibling Discount was applied to Oria Magooda, the only child to receive the 10% discount for each billed session. The discount is $6.00 (10% of $60.00).

*Dollar and Percentage Discount:*

When one applies a dollar discount *and *a percentage discount to an account; one should expect all children associated with the account to receive **both **discounts on each session when the billing cycle runs. The dollar discount will be taken off first, and then the percentage discount will be taken out of the remaining tuition charge. Each discount will be shown as a separate line item.

In the example below, the $10.00 Discount and the 5% Discount were both applied to the account, so all children on the account receive both discounts. The $10.00 Discount was taken off first, and then $1.55 was discounted from the remaining total (5% of $31.00).

Suppose one applies a dollar discount *and *a percentage discount to one or more children on an account; the discounts will only affect the children chosen. The dollar discount will be taken off first, and then the percentage discount will be taken out of the remaining tuition charge for each session. Each discount will be shown as a separate line item.

In the example below, The $10.00 Discount and the 5% Discount were applied to Christoper Moltisanti, who was the only child on the account to receive both discounts. The $10.00 Discount was taken off first, and then $1.55 was discounted (5% of $31.00).

Please contact helpdesk@kangarootime.com with any questions.