Rebate payment calculation for Commercial Distributor


This article provides information on how the Channel Incentives Platform tool (CHIP) calculates the rebate payment for the Commercial Distributor Incentives Program.

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Rebates earned in the Commercial Distributor Incentive program are calculated automatically in Channel Incentives Platform tool (CHIP) and paid without the need for claim submission by partners.

Incentives Calculation
Partners revenue per Lever is multiplied by the payout percentage as described on the Microsoft Channel Incentives Agreement (MCIA), MPN Agreement and both the Incentive Guide and Implementation Guide.

The revenue is calculated based on the sale of eligible products. The Eligible Products List is available on the Partner Incentives MPN Portal.

The split to Coop incentives and Rebate is done accordingly to the rules presented in MCIA and Guides. In FY16 it is as follows:

All calculations may be consulted in CHIP at any time. In order to check them follow below steps:

1.      Open CHIP and log in using your Microsoft account (previous Live ID).

2.      Select Program Name – Rebates.

3.      Select the period from the dropdown list.

4.      On the Dashboard, click Earning Funds.

5.      Go to Lever Details section.

6.      Under Lever Details section, click on Export Detailed Transactions (if you would like to download report on all levers except for DSA) or Export Detailed Transactions (Others) (if you would like to download report on DSA).

7.      If you click on:

· Export Detailed Transactions, the Performance – Transaction Details window will appear. Please select the date range and Performance Goals you are interested in and click on Submit.

Note: It may take a while to extract the reports. Please wait at least five minutes and reselect Export Detailed Transactions under Lever Details section. There should be a link to download report for relevant Performance Goal in the Achievement Report column.

·         Export Detailed Transactions (Others), downloading should start automatically.

All of the reports are in Excel.

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Article ID: 3159142 - Last Review: Feb 8, 2017 - Revision: 2