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Create a workflow to Create Bill with the Quickbooks API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Bill action
    1. Connect your Quickbooks account
    2. Configure Vendor Ref Value
    3. Configure Line Items
    4. Optional- Configure Vendor Reference Name
    5. Optional- Configure Currency Reference Value
    6. Optional- Configure Currency Reference Name
    7. Optional- Configure Minor Version
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

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Create Bill on Quickbooks
Description:Creates a bill. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/bill#create-a-bill)
Version:0.1.2
Key:quickbooks-create-bill

Code

import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";
import quickbooks from "../../quickbooks.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "quickbooks-create-bill",
  name: "Create Bill",
  description: "Creates a bill. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/bill#create-a-bill)",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    quickbooks,
    vendorRefValue: {
      label: "Vendor Ref Value",
      type: "string",
      description: "Reference to the vendor for this transaction. Query the Vendor name list resource to determine the appropriate Vendor object for this reference. Use `Vendor.Id` from that object for `VendorRef.value`.",
    },
    lineItems: {
      description: "Individual line items of a transaction. Valid Line types include: `ItemBasedExpenseLine` and `AccountBasedExpenseLine`. One minimum line item required for the request to succeed. E.g `[ { \"DetailType\": \"AccountBasedExpenseLineDetail\", \"Amount\": 200.0, \"AccountBasedExpenseLineDetail\": { \"AccountRef\": { \"value\": \"1\" } } } ]`",
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "lineItems",
      ],
    },
    vendorRefName: {
      label: "Vendor Reference Name",
      type: "string",
      description: "Reference to the vendor for this transaction. Query the Vendor name list resource to determine the appropriate Vendor object for this reference. Use `Vendor.Name` from that object for `VendorRef.name`.",
      optional: true,
    },
    currencyRefValue: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "currencyRefValue",
      ],
    },
    currencyRefName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "currencyRefName",
      ],
    },
    minorVersion: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "minorVersion",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    if (!this.vendorRefValue || !this.lineItems) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Must provide vendorRefValue, and lineItems parameters.");
    }

    try {
      this.lineItems = this.lineItems.map((lineItem) => typeof lineItem === "string"
        ? JSON.parse(lineItem)
        : lineItem);
    } catch (error) {
      throw new ConfigurationError(`We got an error trying to parse the LineItems. Error: ${error}`);
    }

    const response = await this.quickbooks.createBill({
      $,
      data: {
        VendorRef: {
          value: this.vendorRefValue,
          name: this.vendorRefName,
        },
        Line: this.lineItems,
        CurrencyRef: {
          value: this.currencyRefValue,
          name: this.currencyRefName,
        },
      },
      params: {
        minorversion: this.minorVersion,
      },
    });

    if (response) {
      $.export("summary", `Successfully created bill with id ${response.Bill.Id}`);
    }

    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
QuickbooksquickbooksappThis component uses the Quickbooks app.
Vendor Ref ValuevendorRefValuestring

Reference to the vendor for this transaction. Query the Vendor name list resource to determine the appropriate Vendor object for this reference. Use Vendor.Id from that object for VendorRef.value.

Line ItemslineItemsstring[]

Individual line items of a transaction. Valid Line types include: ItemBasedExpenseLine and AccountBasedExpenseLine. One minimum line item required for the request to succeed. E.g [ { "DetailType": "AccountBasedExpenseLineDetail", "Amount": 200.0, "AccountBasedExpenseLineDetail": { "AccountRef": { "value": "1" } } } ]

Vendor Reference NamevendorRefNamestring

Reference to the vendor for this transaction. Query the Vendor name list resource to determine the appropriate Vendor object for this reference. Use Vendor.Name from that object for VendorRef.name.

Currency Reference ValuecurrencyRefValuestring

A three letter string representing the ISO 4217 code for the currency. For example, USD, AUD, EUR, and so on. This must be defined if multicurrency is enabled for the company.
Multicurrency is enabled for the company if Preferences.MultiCurrencyEnabled is set to true. Read more about multicurrency support here. Required if multicurrency is enabled for the company.

Currency Reference NamecurrencyRefNamestring

The full name of the currency.

Minor VersionminorVersionstring

Use the minorversion query parameter in REST API requests to access a version of the API other than the generally available version. For example, to invoke minor version 1 of the JournalEntry entity, issue the following request:
https://quickbooks.api.intuit.com/v3/company/<realmId>/journalentry/entityId?minorversion=1

Authentication

Quickbooks uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Quickbooks account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Quickbooks and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Quickbooks API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

com.intuit.quickbooks.accounting

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Online accounting software

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