If your company provides multiple products as part of a single arrangement, you create an MEA allocation for the contract.

When you create the allocation, you group the applicable contract lines into one or more bundles. For each bundle, the system uses the items’ fair value prices from the contract’s MEA price list to allocate the total bundle contract value between the participating contract lines. Alternatively, you can override the automatic calculation of the MEA amounts and input your own values. In either case, the system uses the allocated amounts in the revenue schedules associated with the applicable contract lines.

You can create multiple allocations, each with its own specific effective date so that balances posted prior to the effective date are not affected. If you create multiple allocations with the same effective date, the last one created will be active.

For information about how to clear MEA allocations from contracts, see clearallmea and clearlastactivemea.


Get MEA Allocation Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the MEA allocation object:

<lookup>
    <object>CONTRACTMEABUNDLE</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTMEABUNDLE

List MEA Allocations

query

List the record number, contract ID, and type for each MEA allocation:

<query>
    <object>CONTRACTMEABUNDLE</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>CONTRACTID</field>
        <field>TYPE</field>
    </select>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTMEABUNDLE
select Required sequence One or more field names and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
filter Optional object Query filter expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query:
    <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
   <showprivate>true</showprivate>
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

List MEA Allocations (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>CONTRACTMEABUNDLE</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query></query>
    <pagesize>100</pagesize>
</readByQuery>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTMEABUNDLE
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)

query Fields

Name Required Type Description
ADJUSTMENTPROCESS Optional string State. Use C for One time, D for Distributed.

Get MEA Allocation

read

<read>
    <object>CONTRACTMEABUNDLE</object>
    <keys>1</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTMEABUNDLE
keys Required string MEA allocation RECORDNO to get
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.

Create MEA Allocation

create

<create>
    <CONTRACTMEABUNDLE>
        <CONTRACTID>CON-007</CONTRACTID>
        <NAME>Second allocation</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>First Bundle</DESCRIPTION>
        <EFFECTIVEDATE>8/1/2018</EFFECTIVEDATE>
        <ADJUSTMENTPROCESS>Distributed</ADJUSTMENTPROCESS>
        <TYPE>MEA Bundle</TYPE>
        <APPLYTOJOURNAL1>true</APPLYTOJOURNAL1>
        <CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRIES>
            <CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRY>
                <CONTRACTDETAILLINENO>1</CONTRACTDETAILLINENO>
                <BUNDLENO>1</BUNDLENO>
            </CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRY>
            <CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRY>
                <CONTRACTDETAILLINENO>2</CONTRACTDETAILLINENO>
                <BUNDLENO>1</BUNDLENO>
            </CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRY>
        </CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRIES>
    </CONTRACTMEABUNDLE>
</create>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTMEABUNDLE Required object Object to create

CONTRACTMEABUNDLE

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTID Required string Contract ID
NAME Required string Name for the allocation. Must be unique within the contract
DESCRIPTION Required string Description for the allocation.
EFFECTIVEDATE Required string Date the MEA allocation becomes active in format mm/dd/yyyy. Must fall on or after the latest contract line Start date and before the earliest revenue template End date of all contract lines included in the bundle.
ADJUSTMENTPROCESS Required string Adjustment process. Use One time or Distributed.
TYPE Required string Use MEA Bundle
APPLYTOJOURNAL1 Required boolean Apply to journal 1. Use ‘true’ or ‘false’.
APPLYTOJOURNAL2 Required boolean Apply to journal 2 (typically used for ASC 606). Use ‘true’ or ‘false’.
COMMENTS Required string Comments for the allocation
CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRIES Required CONTRACTMEABUNDLEENTRY[1...n] MEA allocation entries for contract lines. Must have at least two entries per allocation.

CONTRACTMEABUNDLELENTRY

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTDETAILLINENO Required string Line number of the contract line
BUNDLENO Required integer Number for the allocation.
MEA_AMOUNT Optional currency Override amount for the allocation. Only used if you want to override the calculated amount, which would otherwise be generated based on the MEA price list. The MEA amount total for a bundle must equal the Extended transaction value of the lines being bundled. See MEA allocations in the Sage Intacct product help for more information.

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