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Auto Calculate Credit Card Fee or online payment fee and show on Invoice

Started by Michael Martion in Feature Requests | Idea

I'd like to see a feature that automatically calculates a credit card charge and adds it to an invoice. As it stands now, If someone clicks through on the PayPal button, there's no ability to add the credit card charge. So the vendor is forced to wear the charge. Or do some convoluted narration on the invoice itself to explain the balances.

Becasue of this I am not offering a credit card facility, which I know is costing me business, but the potential for error going down the other path is quite large.

The invoice could/would look like
- Total including GST (amount owing if paying by cash, cheque, EFT)
- Finance (creadit card) charge
- Total amount owing (if paying by credit/debit card)
Official Xero Reply
Nearing end of 2020, there's been a lot of change in the product since our last update. Understand and appreciate all your feedback and detail explaining the hurdles currently faced, and benefit you'd receive from auto calculation of fees when invoicing customers from Xero.

For those using or interested in the functionality with Stripe - We have help on how to set this up across in Xero Central, or just pop a case into our specialists if you need a hand.

Throughout 2020 we've been focused on strengthening the integrations with Stripe and GoCardless, and creating more streamlined pathways to getting your invoices paid faster.
Not shying away from the demand for improving the way in which you can show and apply payment processing fees, however I want to be honest that this isn't something we're looking to expand right now. We'll share if there's any change.

Kelly M (Community Manager)