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How to reconcile Seller Central Payments Screen to the A2X settlement summary
How to reconcile Seller Central Payments Screen to the A2X settlement summary

Helping you match what you see in Amazon Seller Central to A2X summary transactions

Ashley Schroder avatar
Written by Ashley Schroder
Updated over a week ago

Amazon has a view-able report in Seller Central under Reports > Payments that shows you a summary of various groups of transactions for each settlement.
It looks like this:

Amazon has some interesting definitions for their transaction groupings. We often get asked how to match or reconcile these transaction values to the various more-granular transactions you see within an A2X settlement summary. 

In this article we'll show you a worked example, but because of the large number of different transactions possible, you'll need to apply our approach, in a similar fashion for your own transaction data.

The first thing we do is copy and paste the transaction info from A2X into a spreadsheet:

Paste it into a spreadsheet so we can start to move the rows around there:

Now, the fun bit, we need to drag the rows up or down to order the data based on the type of transactions and then trial-and-error determine which transactions are considered in each group in Amazon's reporting.

Here's how the finished product would look:

It can help to color code each section to make it easy to identify which transactions belong in which of Amazon's categories. There's some interesting definitions here such as including Taxes in the other revenue category.

One of the benefits with A2X is that you can control all of the various transactions and how they are accounted for, so that you do not need to rely on Amazon's definitions that can often make accounting hard.

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