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

  1. Configure the Create Bank Transaction action
    1. Connect your Xero Accounting account
    2. Optional- Configure bank_account_code
    3. Optional- Configure bank_account_id
    4. Optional- Configure contact_id
    5. Optional- Configure contact_name
    6. Configure tenant_id
    7. Select a type
    8. Configure line_items
    9. Optional- Configure is_reonciled
    10. Optional- Configure date
    11. Optional- Configure reference
    12. Optional- Configure currency_code
    13. Optional- Configure currency_rate
    14. Optional- Configure url
    15. Optional- Select a status
    16. Optional- Select a line_amount_types
  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

This is a pre-built, source-available component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

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Create Bank Transaction on Xero Accounting
Description:
Version:0.1.1
Key:xero_accounting_api-create-bank-transaction

Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_WYiwz2
import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "xero_accounting_api-create-bank-transaction",
  name: "Create Bank Transaction",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    xero_accounting_api: {
      type: "app",
      app: "xero_accounting_api",
    },
    bank_account_code: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The Account Code of the Bank Account of the transaction. If Code is not included then AccountID is required.",
      optional: true,
    },
    bank_account_id: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The ID of the Bank Account transaction. If AccountID is not included then Code is required.",
      optional: true,
    },
    contact_id: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Id of the contact associated to the bank transaction.",
      optional: true,
    },
    contact_name: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Name of the contact associated to the bank transaction. If there is no contact matching this name, a new contact is created.",
      optional: true,
    },
    tenant_id: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Id of the organization tenant to use on the Xero Accounting API. See [Get Tenant Connections](https://pipedream.com/@sergio/xero-accounting-api-get-tenant-connections-p_OKCzOgn/edit) for a workflow example on how to pull this data.",
    },
    type: {
      type: "string",
      description: "See [Bank Transaction Types](https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/types#BankTransactionTypes)",
      options: [
        "RECEIVE",
        "RECEIVE-OVERPAYMENT",
        "RECEIVE-PREPAYMENT",
        "SPEND",
        "SPEND-OVERPAYMENT",
        "SPEND-PREPAYMENT",
      ],
    },
    line_items: {
      type: "object",
      description: "See [LineItems](https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/banktransactions#LineItemsPOST). The LineItems element can contain any number of individual LineItem sub-elements. At least **one** is required to create a bank transaction.",
    },
    is_reonciled: {
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Boolean to show if transaction is reconciled. Conversion related apps can set the IsReconciled flag in scenarios when a matching bank statement line is not available. [Learn more](http://help.xero.com/#Q_BankRecNoImport)",
      optional: true,
    },
    date: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Date of transaction - YYYY-MM-DD",
      optional: true,
    },
    reference: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Reference for the transaction. Only supported for SPEND and RECEIVE transactions.",
      optional: true,
    },
    currency_code: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The currency that bank transaction has been raised in (see [Currencies](https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/currencies)). Setting currency is only supported on overpayments.",
      optional: true,
    },
    currency_rate: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Exchange rate to base currency when money is spent or received. e.g. 0.7500 Only used for bank transactions in non base currency. If this isn't specified for non base currency accounts then either the user-defined rate (preference) or the [XE.com day rate](http://help.xero.com/#CurrencySettings$Rates) will be used. Setting currency is only supported on overpayments.",
      optional: true,
    },
    url: {
      type: "string",
      description: "URL link to a source document - shown as \"Go to App Name\"",
      optional: true,
    },
    status: {
      type: "string",
      description: "See [Bank Transaction Status Codes](https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/types#BankTransactionStatuses)",
      optional: true,
      options: [
        "AUTHORISED",
        "DELETED",
      ],
    },
    line_amount_types: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Line amounts are exclusive of tax by default if you don't specify this element. See [Line Amount Types](https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/types#LineAmountTypes)",
      optional: true,
      options: [
        "Exclusive",
        "Inclusive",
        "NoTax",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
  //See the API docs: https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/banktransactions#PUT

    if ((!this.bank_account_code && !this.bank_account_id)
    || (!this.contact_id && !this.contact_name)
    || !this.tenant_id || !this.type || !this.line_items) {
      throw new Error("Must provide one of bank_account_code or bank_account_id, contact_id or contact_name, tenant_id, type, and line_items parameters.");
    }

    return await axios($, {
      method: "put",
      url: "https://api.xero.com/api.xro/2.0/BankTransactions",
      headers: {
        "Authorization": `Bearer ${this.xero_accounting_api.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
        "xero-tenant-id": this.tenant_id,
      },
      data: {
        Type: this.type,
        BankAccount: {
          Code: this.bank_account_code,
          AccountID: this.bank_account_id,
        },
        Contact: {
          ContactID: this.contact_id,
          Name: this.contact_name,
        },
        IsReconciled: this.is_reonciled,
        Date: this.date,
        Reference: this.reference,
        CurrencyCode: this.currency_code,
        CurrencyRate: this.currency_rate,
        Url: this.url,
        Status: this.status,
        Lineitems: this.line_items,
        LineAmountTypes: this.line_amount_types,
      },
    });
  },
};

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
Xero Accountingxero_accounting_apiappThis component uses the Xero Accounting app.
bank_account_codestring

The Account Code of the Bank Account of the transaction. If Code is not included then AccountID is required.

bank_account_idstring

The ID of the Bank Account transaction. If AccountID is not included then Code is required.

contact_idstring

Id of the contact associated to the bank transaction.

contact_namestring

Name of the contact associated to the bank transaction. If there is no contact matching this name, a new contact is created.

tenant_idstring

Id of the organization tenant to use on the Xero Accounting API. See Get Tenant Connections for a workflow example on how to pull this data.

typestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:RECEIVERECEIVE-OVERPAYMENTRECEIVE-PREPAYMENTSPENDSPEND-OVERPAYMENTSPEND-PREPAYMENT
line_itemsobject

See LineItems. The LineItems element can contain any number of individual LineItem sub-elements. At least one is required to create a bank transaction.

is_reonciledboolean

Boolean to show if transaction is reconciled. Conversion related apps can set the IsReconciled flag in scenarios when a matching bank statement line is not available. Learn more

datestring

Date of transaction - YYYY-MM-DD

referencestring

Reference for the transaction. Only supported for SPEND and RECEIVE transactions.

currency_codestring

The currency that bank transaction has been raised in (see Currencies). Setting currency is only supported on overpayments.

currency_ratestring

Exchange rate to base currency when money is spent or received. e.g. 0.7500 Only used for bank transactions in non base currency. If this isn't specified for non base currency accounts then either the user-defined rate (preference) or the XE.com day rate will be used. Setting currency is only supported on overpayments.

urlstring

URL link to a source document - shown as "Go to App Name"

statusstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:AUTHORISEDDELETED
line_amount_typesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:ExclusiveInclusiveNoTax

Authentication

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

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

offline_accessopenidprofileemailaccounting.transactionsaccounting.reports.readaccounting.settingsaccounting.settings.readaccounting.contactsaccounting.attachmentsaccounting.journals.read

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