Your business life just got simpler with Xero and DBS

Run your small business more efficiently when you connect your Xero account to DBS IDEAL. You get automatic bank updates daily, helping you to understand how your business numbers are doing each day.

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Connect your Xero and DBS accounts and do beautiful business

Connecting your Xero and DBS accounts will bring more efficiencies to your business. Within 24 hours of set-up, you’ll get daily updates of your DBS account transactions in Xero, and you can send bill payments direct from Xero to DBS IDEAL. You'll have an up-to-date view of your cashflow, you'll save time and reduce data errors.

Simply set up your DBS bank account in Xero through DBS online banking and authorise the connection between your DBS bank account and Xero. For detailed instructions on how to set up the Xero-DBS direct bank feed, visit our Help Centre.

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Once the bank feed is set up, your DBS account transactions show up in Xero every day ready for quick reconciliation.

With direct bank feeds, it’s easy to check how much cash you have, which customers have paid, and what bills you need to pay – every single day. Understanding your business’ financial position provides you with valuable insights to help you make the best decisions for your business.

Bill payment details can be sent from Xero to DBS IDEAL for authorisation, saving you time and reducing errors. Payments can also be initiated by either you or your advisor. View these step-by-step instructions on how to use this feature.

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Educational resources

How DBS and Xero help SMEs get a better view of their money

Learn how the DBS and Xero connection works, and how it can help you get better visibility into your business financials.

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Myths debunked: How does your bank and accounting software work together?

In this article, we address common myths about how your bank and accounting software work together.

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It just takes 5 minutes for you to apply online for a DBS business account, which comes with free access to DBS IDEAL and lower transaction fees online.

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Using Xero and ready to activate bank feeds from DBS?



Simply log into Xero, add a bank account, select DBS (SG), and follow the prompts.

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Xero and DBS - Direct Bank Feeds in Singapore

If you have any questions, visit Xero Central or email

Need help getting set up on Xero?

Head over to the Xero advisor directory to find a Xero-certified professional who can help you with your business.

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