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  1. Unreconciled items in the bank feed via the API

    Allow the count and or the list of unreconciled items in the bank feed to be exposed via the API

    56 votes
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  2. Attach pdf invoice when emailing invoice via API

    There is currently no way to attach the invoice PDF to emails when emailing from the API. We've had to resort to sending the link in the template used to email our customers. However, our customers prefer having an attachment instead of going to a link to download it.

    56 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Invoices  ·  Admin →
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  3. 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.

    52 votes
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  4. Expose more invoice reminder settings

    The only invoice reminder setting exposed via the API is whether reminders are enabled for the organisation.

    This request is to expose more invoice reminder settings (e.g. rules, templates). Please let us know in the comments which settings you'd like exposed and whether you'd like to update them as well as retrieve them.

    51 votes
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  5. Give the API the ability to provide the minimum of every report that Xero has

    I have found an awesome tool by Quick Win Development (http://www.quickwindevelopment.com/) that allows us to extract data via the API straight into Excel.

    Because 80% plus of the reports I ever generate in Xero are exported directly to Excel, please can Xero build into the API the ability to replicate every report currently supplied by Xero, as a bare minimum seeing as though the Reports are diabolical compared to other accounting systems. Particularly for me the P&L by month for a start/end date period.

    Thanks
    Murray

    51 votes
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  6. add line item ids to receipts/expense claims (and credit notes) on GET and POST successful responses

    as with the similar suggestion for manual journals, this would make it possible to keep data in sync between Xero and other systems. Without this ID, if anything so much as the status or one letter in the description changes, there's no way to truly verify you have all the correct lineitems without dumping them all and injecting them again from scratch. yes there are some workarounds, but they all have failure points somewhere without these IDs.

    47 votes
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  7. Be able to email attachments on invoices

    When I send invoices to customers I have to attach the correlating support data to the invoice. At the moment I can attach the support data but I can't email it out from Xero. I therefore have to download each invoice and then manually generate an email from my email system for each customer in order to attach the data and invoice in a single email... a laborious process at the start of each month!

    Life would be so much better if I could email attachments along with the invoice directly from Xero. This functionality is literally the only thing…

    47 votes
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  8. Include statementLineID in Bank Statement report

    In lieu of a Bank Statement endpoint, including the statementLineID in Bank Statement report would be really helpful

    We present a view of the Xero bank statement and show the bank account balance in some of our reports. It's difficult to reliably keep the bank statement in sync without some kind of unique ID on the statement line.

    46 votes
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  9. Expose Inventory Items Summary report

    Currently the Inventory Items Summary report is not exposed yet via Xero API. Please vote so we can keep track the demand for it.

    45 votes
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  10. API to set exchange rates

    Create and API entry point to set default exchange rates, just like we do on the Settings page.

    Rational: here in Poland, we're obliged to use the Polish Central Bank exchange rates on accounting. Having an API for it makes it possible for us the call it once everyday to set the rate for the next day. Without this we're not able to use Xero officially for bookkeeping. (we have to setup the rates for this whole calendar year!)

    41 votes
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  11. Create a payment and mark "Pay by Check" via API

    When paying a Bill in Xero you can check a box "Pay by Check". This will add a new "check" to the list of checks and the user can print these checks and mail them.

    Would be helpful to allow this via the Payment API endpoint

    41 votes
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  12. Increase rate limit (or allow details to be included in invoices, etc)

    This is especially important for an initial sync of a new customer with our product as we need every invoice in the database (including the PDFs, which we are happy to trickle into the system over time).

    40 votes
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  13. GET attachment from Expense Claims

    GET attachment from Expense Claims
    The current implementation of Expense claims will not allow you to retrieve any attachments made to a Receipt posted into an Expense Claim. We would like this fixed so we can retrieve attachments from within an Expense Claim based on the Receipt ID.

    40 votes
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  14. Xero Projects API - bill line items

    Note - you need a projects API section now it has been released.

    To enable full use of OCR apps with Projects there needs to be the ability to post bill line items to projects as expenses. Without this functionality any business that wants to automate their billing and approval process cannot use Xero projects (without manual intervention in Xero).

    As an exmaple - I currently have a client looking to do this with 50 active staff. This would be £250pm or £3,000pa potential Xero fees lost as they would use a different app that does both.

    40 votes
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  15. Expose whether invoice reminders are enabled for a particular contact

    This request is to expose a boolean value to determine whether invoice reminders are enabled for a particular contact.

    Please let us know in the comments if you'd like to update this value as well as retrieve it.

    38 votes
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  16. Be able to Allocate CreditNotes while creation

    Right now, the only way to allocate a CreditNote to an Invoice is via a single API call to <url>/CreditNoteID/Allocations
    This severely limits the capability to have multiple allocations (exclusive) done at the same time. It would be wonderful to allocate CreditNotes to Invoices while their creation.

    37 votes
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  17. Support compression in API request / response

    It would be great to support compression e.g. gzip for API response payloads. Currently including the Accept-Encoding header within requests does not result in any resource size reduction.

    36 votes
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  18. Implement support for the reference field in the new Overpayment and Prepayment Endpoints

    The addition of Overpayment and Prepayment endpoints, for us is still not functional with the addition of the reference field in these. Without this there is no robust way to save a prepayment at one point in time, then be able to look this prepayment up later to be used for allocation purposes.

    Same problem for Overpayments.

    Hope this can be added very soon as we are looking forward to the XERO api having proper Prepayment support.

    35 votes
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  19. 35 votes
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  20. Posting receipt of payments on Invoices or downloading of receipt pdf of the payment

    On XERO online portal, when we add a payment we can send a receipt to customers email. Similar way can we have this feature via api. Either by posting receipt on payment acceptance or download receipt pdf of payment. This is something must have feature.

    34 votes
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