Low touch Accounting integration

Low touch Pinch and Accounting integration allows the use of the Pinch Pre-Approval or Pay Now just by sending urls with Xero parameters to your customers.

API

Create Pre-Approval

https://app.getpinch.com.au/preapproval/{PinchMerchantId}/{PinchPayerId}

  • PinchMerchantId- The Pinch API identifier for the merchant (A string identifier starting with mch_)
  • PinchPayerId- The Pinch API identifier of the Payer (A string identifier starting with pyr_)

Xero

Pay Now Link

https://app.getpinch.com.au/xero/pay?shortCode={AccountId}&invoiceNumber={XeroInvoiceNumber}

  • AccountId- Either the Xero account identifier or The Pinch identifier for your account (found on the account settings page in the Pre-Approval sign up link)
  • XeroInvoiceNumber - The Invoice number in Xero of the invoice to pay.

Create Pre-Approval

https://app.getpinch.com.au/agreement/new?merchantId={ShortCode}&externalRef={XeroContactId}

  • ShortCode- The Pinch API id for the Merchant (string identifier starts with mch_) or the identifier for your Pinch account (found on the account settings page in the Pre-Approval sign up link)
  • XeroContactId - The id of the customer contact in Xero (Typically a Guid)

QuickBooks

Pay Now Link

https://app.getpinch.com.au/qb/pay?shortCode={ShortCode}&invoiceNumber={QBInvoiceNumber}

  • ShortCode- The Pinch identifier for your account (found on the account settings page in the Pre-Approval sign up link) or the QuickBooks Company Id (refered to as RealmId in the API)
  • QBInvoiceNumber - The Invoice number in QB of the invoice to pay.

MYOB

Pay Now Link

https://app.getpinch.com.au/myob/pay?shortCode={ShortCode}&invoiceNumber={MYOBInvoiceNumber}

  • ShortCode- The Pinch identifier for your account (found on the account settings page in the Pre-Approval sign up link)
  • MYOBInvoiceNumber - The Invoice number in MYOB of the invoice to pay.