Log Charge-Off

This request allows you to log a charge-offcharge-off - The process of deeming a proportion of a remaining balance on a loan as uncollectible. Charge-offs remove loans from a lender's books and helps account for losses or uncollected revenue. on a payment.

General

A lender may determine it's in their best interest to charge-offcharge-off - The process of deeming a proportion of a remaining balance on a loan as uncollectible. Charge-offs remove loans from a lender's books and helps account for losses or uncollected revenue. an amount on a loan. Here's what you need to know about this request:

  • Charge-offs are not a forgiven amount on a loan—they hold credit implications for the borrower.
  • A charge-off is actually logged as a creditcredit - Transaction placed on an account to forgive portions of the debt. within LoanPro for accounting purposes. You'll notice the payload for this request uses the Credits object.
  • A charge-off can be made for any amount up to the remaining loan balance. You can charge off the rest of the loan or just a portion of it.

For an example of how charge-offs work within the LoanPro UI, take a look at our Charge-Offs 101 article.

Database

For information on charge-off database tables, see the following articles:

{
     "Credits": {
          "results": [
               {
                    "resetPastDue": 0,
                    "chargeOffFlag": 1,
                    "loanId": 9709,
                    "date": "2022-07-01",
                    "paymentType": 1,
                    "category": 6,
                    "amount": 100,
                    "title": "This charge-off was logged via the API."
               }
          ]
     }
}

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