Enhanced Finance Report Now in General Availability

The new version of the Finance Report is now live and is available for users. We have made several enhancements to the layout of the new report for added detail and clarity. The new report provides:

  • Sales broken out by component type
  • Credits broken out by credit type
  • Net Payments by subtracting Refunds from Payments
  • An ‘In Collections’ subcategory of Expected Payments for subscriptions that have failed Dunning but have open invoices
  • Access to the old layout at the bottom of the page for easy comparison between versions

For more information on the Finance Report, see our documentation here>


Account Updater with BlueSnap

Credit Cards numbers change all the time, regardless of the reason (ie. expiry dates), these updates impact your ability to successfully bill on time. Last month we announced the launch of BlueSnap, a payment gateway specializing in global payments. As this integration continues to expand to meet our customers' needs, we are excited to announce that the Account Updater feature has been added. 

The Account Updater from BlueSnap enables card information changes (such as expiration data changes, account number changes, account closures, and more) to be conveniently and automatically updated, reducing failed payments and the need to contact each customer directly. 

With Account Updater, you can maintain customer satisfaction of customer service due to non-payment while minimizing costs associated with collections and manual account updates. The BlueSnap Account Updater service is supported for American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa cards. 

For more information on the BlueSnap integration, see our documentation here >


New Email-Only Dunning Capabilities

Creating a flexible dunning schedule is key to managing and retaining your customers. To support your retention efforts we have updated our dunning capabilities to introduce email notification only dunning, in conjunction with our existing payment collection dunning functionality. As you continue to evolve and iterate your dunning strategies, you now have the ability to specify your dunning schedule to: 

  • Retry Payment
  • Email Only
  • or both

With this new feature, you have the option to send an email to a customer without having to retry payment at that moment. This email-only capability is currently in early release. If you would like access to use this new dunning option, please reach out to your dedicated CSM. 

For more information on our dunning functionality, see our documentation > 

NetSuite Integration Enhancements

To make sure you continue to have the data you need where you need it most, we continue to make investments in our NetSuite integration. These enhancements include moving onto the latest released NetSuite API (20.1), enabling several functionality enhancements to streamline your business processes. 

Our latest enhancements include the ability to use custom forms in addition to the out-of-the-box forms for creating sales orders. You can also now choose the specific bank account and specific AR accounts used by the integration when recording refunds. 

In addition, NetSuite Payment Instrument functionality is now available. These latest enhancements add specific granularity and control as you sync data back and forth between NetSuite and Chargify. 

For more information on our Chargify to NetSuite integration, see our documentation here >

Chargify + BlueSnap Integration

As you continue to grow and expand, having access to the right payment gateways is key. To support your payment needs, Chargify has partnered with BlueSnap - a payment gateway specializing in global payments.  

The Chargify and BlueSnap integration allows you to process credit card and ACH transactions in the following initial currencies:

  • USD 
  • CAD 
  • GBP 
  • AUS 
  • ILS 
  • EUR

The next step in the integration is to include the BlueSnaps Account Updater functionality, which proactively keeps credit card number and expiration dates up to date.  

If you are interested in using BlueSnap as your payment gateway or you have a BlueSnap account that you would like to link with Chargify, contact Chargify Support or your Customer Success Manager. 

For more information on the BlueSnap integration, see our documentation here >




More Countries Supported with AvaTax

As your company continues to grow and expand into new regions, tax compliance can be a difficult sticking point. To support your growth, Chargify has added several new supported countries  to our AvaTax integration, including:

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Vietnam
  • Israel
  • United Arab Emirates

For more information of Chargifys  AvaTax supported countries or our AvaTax integration in general, see our documentation here >

Multi-Currency Functionality Now Generally Available

The multi-currency functionality originally announced in May is now generally available and available for all Chargify customers. As a reminder, this change greatly reduces the overhead you experience from selling internationally!

With Chargify’s multi-currency functionality you simply specify what currencies are available on each of your sites, configure your pricing, and allow your customers to sign up for products and services in those currencies. No more managing multiple sites or multiple product offerings (as required by some billing systems) just to achieve multiple currency support.

For more information on how multi-currency works, see our documentation >

Additional Information in our API Endpoint

As the Chargify product continues to evolve, additional data has also been added to our API Endpoints to ensure all data is accessible when and how you need. Several recent updates to our API include:

Components API

  • product_family_name field added
  • conditional pagination added
  • query enhancements

Products API

  • Products#index pagination added
  • price_point_name field added
  • query enhancements

Coupons API

  • product_family_name field added
  • query enhancements

Events API

  • customer_id field added
  • filtration by multiple types added
  • query by datetime parameters

Offers API

  • per_page settings enabled
  • product_family_name, price_point_name, coupon_id, coupon_name fields added

For more information on our API, please see our documentation here >

A/R Dashboard and Export Updates

It is now possible to filter based on invoice status within the Accounts Receivable Dashboard. This filter is especially useful when working with invoices that are past due or in a 'Collections' status. All filters have also been moved to the top of the dashboard and now filter the results across the entire dashboard.

Refunds and service credits are also now included in the Accounts Receivable Export, fully rounding out the content to include a wholistic view of open A/R.

For more information on the A/R Dashboard and Export, please see our documentation here >

Invoice Amount in Subscription Export

The most recent amount invoiced has now been added to the Subscription report to provide even more detail on the current state of the Subscription at the time of export. This field represents the total amount billed, in cents, of the most recent recurring invoice (does not include mid-period probation invoices). It does not include invoices in a pending status or invoices which have been voided. 

For more information on our Subscription Export, see our documentation here >

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