Invoicing is among the many most vital components of working a enterprise or observe. That’s why we’re devoted to providing you with a clever and simple approach to create and ship an invoice, so you could work additional successfully, receives a fee on time and offers your shoppers a better experience.

We have two invoicing experiences in Xero correct now: the older mannequin (known as ‘primary’ invoicing) and ‘new’ invoicing. New invoicing is constructed on the latest know-how and has a number of the choices you want in primary invoicing, with rather more efficiency and a refreshed design. 

On account of it’s the latest mannequin and has additional flexibility for our teams to assemble the devices you’ll need ultimately, it’s the place we’re focusing our efforts and the place all our thrilling new choices and further price shall be found.

New Xero shoppers will default to new invoicing

We’ve added loads price to new invoicing that we’re going to make it the default invoicing experience for model new Xero shoppers from 16 November 2022. Don’t worry, primary invoicing stays to be on the market and all people can proceed to switch between primary and new at any time.

Within the occasion you haven’t tried new invoicing, we truly encourage you to offer it a go. To make the change, merely click on on the hyperlink on the bottom of any primary invoice internet web page and your invoices shall be created using new invoicing.

Choices distinctive to new invoicing

We have to help you save time, with choices that offer you additional surroundings pleasant workflows and reduce the time it takes to receives a fee:

  • Add contact data instantly all through the invoice
  • Add a whole amount low price to an invoice line, together with a share price low price
  • Print a packing slip in an invoice that’s awaiting price or paid
  • Full a variety of actions whereas approving invoicing, resembling ‘Approve & e mail’
  • Choose the fields you want confirmed in your invoice show display screen when creating an invoice

We have to help you develop greater relationships with shoppers, by means of good devices and insights which might be simple to utilize:

  • Have your work robotically saved as a draft for those who add a model new or present contact to the invoice 
  • Set a credit score rating prohibit for a purchaser, view their credit score rating particulars and get an alert after they’ve exceeded their prohibit
  • Add a credit score rating discover instantly all through the invoice and approve it on the spot
  • Ship an eInvoice for a safer and further direct approach to ship invoices (Australia, NZ and Singapore solely)
  • Add a provide take care of when invoicing shoppers with a few provide location
  • Get account code choices based on earlier transactions

We have to make using Xero an rather more beautiful experience, as part of our dedication to ‘Developing on Pretty’:

  • Benefit from the an identical design and experience in new invoicing as totally different upgraded pages in Xero
  • Get new choices faster, because of the upgraded know-how that underpins new invoicing
  • Help us make Xero less complicated to utilize for additional people, as we preserve accessibility prime of ideas

New choices coming rapidly

Inside the months ahead, you’ll start seeing rather more price packed into new invoicing. You’ll be able to do lots of these already with a variety of workarounds, nevertheless the updated mannequin will make your invoicing workflows rather more surroundings pleasant:

  • Log and look at the audit path of an invoice, just like primary invoicing
  • Change a financial line in an invoice to a description-only line
  • Join info to an invoice from the library of that organisation
  • Search for invoices or invoicing particulars using the worldwide search carry out
  • See the breakdown of assorted tax costs and tax elements, for many who’re inside the US or Canada

We’ll preserve you updated as these new choices roll out. Inside the meantime, you could inform us what you focus on new invoicing by sharing your attribute requests in Xero Product Ideas. We’re always listening and proper right here to help for many who desire a hand.


The subsequent step for brand new invoicing is to create a process for tracking expenses and generating invoices. This will help ensure that expenses are properly accounted for and that bills are sent to the right parties. Additionally, a system for managing payments should be in place so that outstanding balances are paid as quickly as possible.