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  1. Create more granular accounting scopes (eg: Sales - Invoice only)

    Right now there is a very wide range of APIs wrapped up in the "accounting.transactions" scope, with no way to provide more granular access within these APIs (https://developer.xero.com/documentation/guides/oauth2/scopes#organisation-scopes).

    This means that it's not possible to grant access to something quite narrow without also granting access to other things that are often not needed. For example, you cannot grant permission to creating/manipulating Sales Invoices without also giving access to all Bank Transactions at the same time.

    This problem is perhaps accentuated for Custom Connections, which are designed to be used for "in house" integrations, as ALL developers with access…

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  2. I really like Xero - but get frustrated that I have to type each invoice number in the payments schedule -

    It would be great if the reference populated into one of the payment fields - ref or Code so the Supplier knows exactly what we have paid for - and allocates our payment as we intended.
    The Accredo package did it - all part of package.

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  3. Expose the new Expense feature via the API

    Xero previously had an Expense Claims public API available (https://api.xero.com/api.xro/2.0/ExpenseClaims)

    However since 2018, a new Xero Expense product has replaced Expense Claims and any new organisation is forced on the new expense product. This new expense product currently has no available API.

    This is a regression as the previous API allowed developers to build integration with the Xero's expense features, however it is now not possible anymore.

    There is an existing trello card for this feature however I do not understand why it is still in the "nice to have" column although the number of votes is higher…

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  4. Customer Credit Limits available via API

    Xero has finally released a "Credit Limit" facility for Customer accounts. Please can you make this available through the API?.

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  5. Allow POST call on SentToContact for Credit Notes

    Sent to Contact on credit notes is read only right now.

    Please allow us to do a POST call to this so we can mark sent to contact true as needed

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  6. Allow querying the MFA state for users via the API

    It's great that xero supports MFA and I would like to query which users have MFA enabled (or more importantly which don't) and import into our SOC so we can ensure that all accounts are protected.

    Given how big a target a finance platform like Xero is for business email compromise and phishing scenarios and how critical MFA is in preventing these attacks - being able to collect this information and easily catch unprotected accounts is very useful.

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  7. GST F5 API

    Ability to retrieve the Box1-13 information on GST F5 for Singapore audience.

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  8. Allow Invoice only users to use the API

    As seen on this link: https://developer.xero.com/faq/permissions#user-permissions , currently only standard users can use the API, however, this makes no sense for my use case, and this is probably the same for other people.

    Right now I'm trying to build an app that will automatically create invoices and email them to the contacts, however, I do not want to connect a standard full user to my application, as the returned access token will have full access to all my banking account statements whereas all I need I to create a Sales Invoice, which could be done with a "Sales Invoice only"…

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  9. Business Central

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  10. Populate the reference field on Journals API with bills reference fields

    For all bill journals retrieved through the GET Journals API, the reference field is blank. There is a reference field on bills. It would be great if they could be written to the journals table and exposed through the API

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  11. Query exchange rate through the API

    The exchange rates are automatically calculated in Xero and not available for query. I want to use the same exchange rates in a third-party software (otherwise the reported money amounts will not match), so I need a way to query the exchange rates that were valid on a certain invoice date.

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  12. Provide API for retrieving Uncoded Statement Lines

    Bank Reconciliation is necessarility a collaborative effort when multiple people have company cards and not everyone is great at uploading their statements.

    We have been using a Python mechanize script to scrape xero and download uncoded statement lines, recognise transactions by the last 4 digits of the card numbers, and post that to slack to nag the respective company card holders, and that's been working ok for the past year...

    We know how difficult it can be to change your minds on the necessity of API endpoints like bank statement line import and reconciliation via the API, or adding improvements…

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  13. Ledger for particular account shows corresponding Accounts

    Existing General ledger report gives understanding Summary/detailed Dr and Cr amounts but it does not tell you which Accounts are involved in transactions. Ability to create Summary Ledger for particular Account that shows correspondence with Accounts according recorded transactions. It is very useful to find mistakes if your allocations were wrong. For example, when you created bill and mistakenly choose wrong GST type or expense Account. Another good reason for monthly/quarterly reconciliation AR/AP. For example, creating AR ledger you will see aggregate or detailed amounts of Bank/Cash accounts, GST and Customer deposits. If you made mistake when you reconcile bank…

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  14. Add lineitemID to credit notes endpoint

    Adding a GUID to the credit note line items as used by the invoice line item would allow for more efficient retrieval of data .

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  15. add Contacts as an element to GET Journals

    This would allow much greater financial reporting flexibility. Like Tracking Categories, not all Journals have Contacts. Your new Xero report, P&Ls by Contact, leads me to believe the Xero data structure may support this. Thank you!

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  16. return the lines array in the CreditNotes GET using WHERE query

    When using the CreditNote API. A get using the CreditNoteID returns the line array, but when you use a WHERE clause it does not return the lines array. Having said that, it seems to be intermittent.

    Yesterday I was able to do both these with the same ID:
    a) GET /CreditNotes/{id}
    b) GET /CreditNotes?Where=CreditNoteID={id}
    And they both returned the lines[] array.

    Today, only (a) works to return the lines[] array.

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  18. Make the API invoice email the standard html email not plain text

    Currently when sending the invoice email from the API it sends as plain text. Update it to send the standard html email with the green 'Pay Now' button.

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  19. Allow html formatting in Invoice Emails

    Allow the ability to include html in the Invoice email template so text can be made bold, italics, different sizes etc.

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  20. Expose Conversion Date in Accounting APi

    We have a requirement to extract the Conversion Date of a company to work the total number of fiscal years with data, but it is not available through the API. Please expose it in the Organisation endpoint.

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