Send and receive e-invoices with Xero

E-invoicing software like Xero lets you exchange e-invoices with other businesses and government quickly and safely.

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E-invoicing explained

E-invoicing is a quick, easy and secure way to send and receive invoices directly into a business’s accounting software. E-invoices are sent via the public global network, Peppol, rather than by email

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Register for e-invoicing

Register to receive e-invoices from other businesses in Xero. You’ll be set up in just a few clicks and it’s a free service.

Bills delivered into Xero

Receive e-invoices automatically from suppliers so there’s no need for manual data entry. View the e-invoices in the Xero app or on your laptop as draft bills ready for approval.

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Encourage prompt payment

Improve cash flow by making it easier for your customers to approve and pay invoices. E-invoices automatically appear in their accounting software so no risk of misdirected emails or lost letters.

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More about e-invoicing

Register in Xero with the global public network, Peppol, the electronic invoice processing system endorsed by government, so you can start receiving e-invoices in Xero as draft bills

See how to register to receive e-invoices

When you register for e-invoicing with Xero, your business information is added to the global public network, Peppol. Your business name, participant ID and registration date are available through the Peppol directory.

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eInvoicing is part of a government initiative to help businesses be paid on time by improving the way they interact with each other. Through digitising and using e-invoicing software, businesses can lower their costs by improving payment times.

See why governments are promoting eInvoicing

A business can send e-invoices to any other business or government department that’s registered to receive them. Both parties need to be using e-invoicing software that’s connected to the public Peppol network – check for them in the Peppol directory.

Get answers to the top questions about e-invoicing

Not all invoices can be delivered via e-invoicing. When you register for e-invoicing, you’ll still receive invoices by other means. If you use Hubdoc, you’ll be able to receive other invoices in Xero without having to enter the details manually.

Learn more about capturing data with Hubdoc

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