Xero is Peppol e-invoicing ready online accounting software

Xero connects to the Peppol E-invoicing network in Singapore to speed up your invoicing process. It also helps you get paid faster and helps with having healthier cash flow for your business.

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What is Peppol e-invoicing?

Peppol Electronic invoicing (or E-invoicing) is the ability to send an invoice digitally between the accounting systems of business suppliers and buyers. Unlike sending a PDF file or online invoice via email, the invoice is automatically sent to a buyer’s accounting system through a secure network. So there’s no need for the business to manually handle the invoice. It also works if the two accounting systems are different, because an international standard (Peppol) allows these systems to ‘speak’ to each other.

How does sending e-invoices in Xero work?

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Sender

The sender creates an invoice in Xero

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Transfer

The invoice is sent via the secure Peppol network

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Recipient

The customer sees the invoice within their accounting system, ready to be approved and paid

Get S$200 with the E-invoicing Registration Grant (ERG)

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore announced the E-Invoicing Registration Grant that provides businesses with a one-time payment of S$200 (terms and conditions apply) upon first registration to the Peppol network.

Step 1: Ensure your business is incorporated on or before 25 March 2020

Step 2: Sign up for Xero’s Peppol-ready online accounting software

Step 3: Register your business on the Peppol network before 31 December 2020 - just follow these simple instructions.

Step 4: That’s it! You’ll receive a one-time payment of SS$200 (per UEN) from IMDA.

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What are the benefits of E-invoicing to business owners like me?

1. Invoices won’t get lost in the mail

E-invoicing ensures invoices are received directly in the other party’s accounting system, so they won’t get lost in the post or in your customer’s email folder.

2. Less admin work = more time saved

When you use Xero’s Peppol-ready online accounting software and register on the Peppol network, the e-invoices you receive appear automatically as a draft bill, in Xero, for you to approve. This eliminates the need for manual data entry, and reduces the risk of errors.

3. Get paid faster

When you make it easier for your customers to pay you by using E-invoicing and issuing invoices with Xero’s online invoicing feature, you can get paid faster. Xero customers who use online invoice payments (and include an online payment option) get paid up to 25 days faster than those who don’t (Source: Xero internal data, 2019 to 2020).

Register for E-invoicing in minutes

Step 1

Visit this page (https://connect.invoi.ci/signup/integrate) and click Connect to Xero. Log in to Xero using your Xero credentials.

Step 2

Click Allow access and choose the Xero organisation to connect to Invoici from Storecove.

Step 3

Invoici collects organisational information from your Xero organisation. Review this information and ensure that a unique company identifier is entered in the appropriate field. This should be your organisation’s UEN (Unique Entity Number).

Step 4

Once you’re happy the information is correct, tick the checkboxes and click Confirm Details.

You’ll see confirmation that your Xero organisation is now connected to the Peppol e-invoicing network.

Or download our handy guide on how to register for E-invoicing.

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Ready to use E-invoicing in Xero?

Just follow these simple instructions on how to send and receive invoices on the E-invoicing Peppol network.

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Other Xero features that will simplify your business

Direct bank connections

Xero connects with major banks like DBS, HSBC, OCBC and UOB in Singapore so your transaction data gets sent direct from your bank into Xero.

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800+ third-party apps

Payroll, HR, inventory, time tracking, expenses and more all integrate with Xero.

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IRAS tax compliant

Make life simpler with automatic GST F5 calculations for easy IRAS filing.

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Get started on Xero

Xero’s Peppol-ready online accounting software costs as low as US$20 a month, and E-invoicing comes free of charge with all subscriptions.

Starter

$ 99 USD / Month

Premium

$ 99 USD / Month

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