Why is my daily data different than my financial data?
Daily reports record downloads as they occur in real time. Financial reports record credit card transactions only after these transactions have been cleared by the bank. This time delay creates a discrepancy in the two reports.
Downloads at the end of a fiscal month will be reported in the daily report, but may not be included in the financial report. If a month’s last downloads don’t make the deadline for one financial report, then they’re pushed into the following month’s report.
Two things complicate the issue: Apple’s calendar and currency conversions. Apple’s unique fiscal calendar is generally not intuitive, or predictable. Additionally, we’ve found that Apple effectively rounds numbers when converting various currencies into your chosen currency. This rounding can create inconsistencies in profits.