The Compensation Earnings and Payment Report details earnings and payments for print books sold through Ingram's Global Distribution network and for ebooks sold through CoreSource.
In the left-side navigation menu, click COMPENSATION to view your paid and unpaid compensation earnings reports.
In the compensation report image shown below, the "Most recent Payment" option was selected which shows compensation earnings from the last paid period.
A) Reporting of Paid Compensation earnings. The cards displayed show the amount of compensation paid for sales in each market.
B) Estimated Unpaid Compensation. This is the same information from the “Unpaid Invoices Due” report in the Classic reporting.
C) There is a summary line for returns listed on the paid compensation report. To view returned books, see the Returns at a Glance reporting.
D) You can download the report or create a customized report. Select the date range view or custom to create a customized report. Click HERE to learn more.
E) Click Show Title Detail to see a list of the titles, sales, and the amount of compensation paid or will be paid.
Sales data is updated within 24-48 hours after we receive the order from a seller (bookstore, library, retailer, etc.). Please keep in mind that a wholesale distribution order is not considered final until after it has been shipped.
Sellers have the option to cancel orders prior to fulfillment, so these cancellations can cause fluctuations between sales and compensation data.
Here's an example:
- We received a wholesale/distribution order for a book on January 1st (This sale is listed in the Sales Reports and appeared in the reporting within 24-48 hours after January 1st)
- The order is printed and shipped to the retailer/bookseller on January 5th. (Retailer ship times may vary)
- The order is posted to the sales compensation report on January 7th
- The Sales Compensation period closed on February 1st (The compensation amount is now available in the Unpaid Sales Compensation section of the Compensation Report until it is paid and then it will appear in the Paid Compensation reporting)
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