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  1. Send <Payments> together with <Invoice>

    We invoice just upon payment, so it would be nice to be able to send <Payments> together with <Invoice>, when creating it, so we don't need to do two separate calls for it.

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  2. integrate batch payment export into a banks payment system

    I believe it is possible to export a batch payment file for subsequent import into your internet banking solution. It would create efficiencies to build outward direct bank feeds to set up payments on Bills. Then make it available via the API to set due/ payment dates and create payment batches.

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  3. TaxNumber type field

    Contact entity has a field to store Tax number type (EIN, SSN, ITIN and ATIN). This field is accessible via UI or in exported csv file, but not accessible via API, while "Tax Number" itself can be read using API.

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  4. Expose reversal information in Journal endpoint

    Problem: if a Journal is reversed, Journal.SourceId may point to an invoice whose LineItems do not correspond to JournalLines.

    Proposed Solution: If a Journal is a reversal, expose the number of reversed journal via API, e.g.

    <Journal>
    <IsReversalOf>originalJournalNumber</IsReversalOf>
    ...
    </Journal>

    When it is useful: in the simplest scenario, when Invoice's LineItem is edited, the original Journal corresponding to the Invoice is reverted and new one is created. We end up with three Journals: Journal1 and Journal2 cancel each other, Journal3 reflects (the new version of) the invoice. Unfortunately, all three Journals have SourceID pointing to the (now modified) invoice. Consequently,…

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  5. 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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  6. Contact Bank Details (all fields) to be able to be updated via API

    At the moment, contact bank details fields need to be updated through the front-end UI, only the BSB and Account number can be updated via API. Just wondering if Xero can add all fields to the Update contact details API function?

    "BatchPayments": {
    "BankAccountNumber": "0000007",
    "BankAccountName": "XXXXX",
    "Details": "SQUAD",
    "Code": "",
    "Reference": ""
    }

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  7. API report Sales by Item

    Provide API to get report Sales By Item. because it will help to analyse sales by Item (Product). Now we can generate the report but I don't see API to get report data as other financial report.

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  8. use consistent response structures

    The addition of reporting a contact's balances was a great addition, however I feel the response structure should be consistent, regardless of balances. Where any balances are $0, this should be reported as $0, instead of being removed. By removing the key, we are left only being able to test for the absence of data, which creates an assumptive logic.

    I understand that removing keys for null values might be part of your api design (ie no email address entered doesn't return an empty <EmailAddress>, but technically, a customer always has a balance so there for the Balances data should…

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  9. add line item ids to manual journal lines on GET and POST successful responses

    this will make it possible to keep local data linked to manual journal lines up to date and in sync with changes made in xero

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  10. Override tax amount of line items in Bank Transactions endpoint

    Since overriding of line item's tax amount is possible in Invoices endpoint, same capability should also be possible in BankTransactions endpoint.

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  11. Allow the full UTF8 character set in Contact Names

    Names containing accented characters, eg: Nuñez, are rejected when uploading a new Contact.

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  12. Allow user to connect to multiple organizations at once so we can query across multiple organizations.

    Allow users to connect to multiple ornganizations at once so we can query across multiple organizations with one query.

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  13. Taxable payments report lodgement through Xero Tax

    Recently lodgement of payment summaries through Xero Tax became available. You can also manually create these instead of handwriting the ATO forms which has been fantastic so far for our firm. It would be much appreciated if this was also done for the annual taxable payments report for the building and construction industry for tax clients who do not use Xero software.

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  14. Allow case insensitive search on Item codes

    Apparently there is an unique index on Item codes which is case insensitive, i.e. you can not create a different item with the same code with a different case. However the API doesn't allow case-insensitive search on item codes, which is really awkward. This is a big problem when you get an error when inserting a new item because of an earlier item with the same code but different case. It's very hard to find the original item in this case.

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  15. Enable copying of purchase orders to bills

    Currently the Xero UI allows users to copy a purchase order to a bill which is useful for tracking an order through to payment. This functionality however is not present in the API. The API also does not provide any reference between a bill created in this way and the original PO, so it is impossible to determine whether or not a Bill was created in this way.

    I propose that the API enables a few things:

    • Provide the bill/invoice/purchase order ID with the original purchase order. This ID would be the newly created records ID and allows us to…
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  16. sales tax report

    Able to access the Sale Tax Report via the API

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  17. Provide CreatedDateUTC

    Provide CreatedDateUTC element so invoices, manual journals etc can be filtered using the new element in similar way like UpdatedDateUTC

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  18. Update Journal API to support filtering based on the Date field OR a general where clause

    Currently, you can' t get Journals based on posting date (the Date field in Journal). It should be supported as it is more relevant than the if-modified-since filter. In general, the Journal API should support the where clause.

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  19. Creating Repeating Journals via API

    Be able to create and manage repeating journals via API

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  20. allow ItemID to be specified when adding line items

    It seems to be possible to supply the ItemCode but not the ItemID. I guess the ID is unique for each item? It would be really great in my opinion if the API could be consistent and the ID field was always used to specify a join whenever you are creating or updating anything.

    Consider the following use case:

    A web app with integrations to xero to do all of the invoicing, and inventory price management. Contacts (users), orders (invoices) and products (items) are stored in the app, but also created in xero. The app then stores the xero id…

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