Guide to Set Up E-Invoicing for Xero

Guide to Set Up E-Invoicing for Xero

This step-by-step guide will set up e-invoicing in Xero through Xero’s integration partner, Storecove. Once completed, you will be part of the e-invoicing (PEPPOL) network in Singapore and your sales invoices will automatically flow into your customer’s accounting software without the need of data entry (if the company is also using a PEPPOL ready software).

Step 1

Visit the Invoici site (https://connect.invoi.ci/signup/integrate) and navigate to the integration page. Click Connect to Xero.
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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).
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Step 4

Once you are happy that the information is correct, tick the checkboxes and click Confirm Details. You will see confirmation that your Xero organisation is now connected to the Peppol e-invoicing network.

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Sending Invoices on the Peppol Network

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When you are ready to send an invoice to your customer(s), select the email option and enter your contact’s e-invoicing email address. This is a unique @invoi.ci address that contains your organisation’s UEN, eg. 0195-SGUEN-12345678D@invoi.ci where 12345678D is the UEN. Tip:  Add your contact’s e-invoicing email address to the contact record in Xero. If an email already exists, select Add another person and enter the email as a secondary address and check the box Include in emails.
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Step 2

All invoices sent via the e-invoicing network will show a confirmation message along with a unique transmission ID in the History & Notes section.

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Receiving Invoices on the Peppol Network

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If you receive a bill (an invoice from your supplier) via the e-invoicing network, the bill will be created in a draft status. Review the bill, assign an appropriate chart of account code (eg. Sales) and tax rate, and approve.
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