Subscriptions have a life-cycle defined by the subscription status which controls charging.
|Initial Status. Used during setup
|Recurring charges have not started, but one-time or initial charges may have been charged. One-time charges within a plan can be set to charge at provisioning or at activation.
"Charge at Provisioning"
No recurring charges
|"Normal" status - recurring charges apply
|Appears after a subscription is migrated
|No Further, It has been replaced by another subscription
|Occurs after the specified number of periods is reached (Billing End)
|Does not apply to Evergreen subscriptions
|Occurs when the subscription is canceled (manually or via API)
|No further charges
Note that Products within the Plans can have dates specified to control their individual charging start. The Plan status takes precedence.