The last payment was made on January 31, 2018.

or

The last payment made was on January 31, 2018.

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    Either is fine, but there are different nuances to each. It all depends on what you want to emphasize. – Robusto Dec 6 at 16:44
  • The last payment was made on January 31, 2018. is correct but it depend on your scenario, where this sentence is used – Aqib Mehmood Dec 6 at 17:06
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    Both are "correct". – Michael Harvey Dec 6 at 18:16
  • In case you're interested, your title can use adjusting. When exactly two items are being compared, it's "more" instead of "most". I don't know whether everyone feels that grammar strictly requires that, but in formal use the comparative is used instead of the superlative when the number of items under consideration is 2. – Green Grasso Holm Dec 6 at 19:14
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Both sentences are "grammatically correct", but they mean slightly different things.

The last payment was made on January 31, 2018 - the final payment of a series was made on that date.

The last payment [that was] made was on January 31, 2018 - the most recent payment (of a series, or not) was made on that date.

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    Please don't answer questions which blatantly don't meet the site standards. – curiousdannii Dec 7 at 1:41
  • Please don't use comments for expressions of opinion about matters best resolved by voting or moderation. – Michael Harvey Dec 7 at 12:53

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