Setting up PayTraQer and configuring its settings is very simple. Configuring these settings will make your bookkeeping easier and hassle-free.
You can customize the following settings in PayTraQer.
- Sales Settings – Choose your bank account and the mode of payment here for Pin Payments Account.
- Products and Services Settings – Create/sync products automatically in Xero without manual effort.
- Tax Settings – Record tax information of Pin Payments transactions into Xero.
- Payout Settings – Manage your payout preferences here.
Let us see how to configure each setting in detail.
After setting up your PayTraQer, you can have your hands on the advanced settings. You can navigate to these settings by clicking the gear icon on the top right of the screen and selecting ‘Settings’, listed under Sync Settings. Here you can manage your Sales, Products and Services, Tax, and Payout preferences.
Select the bank account to record your sales. This deposit bank account is used to create Sales Receipts in Xero. You can also type an account name to create a new account in Xero.
It is suggested to use the clearing bank account named "Pin Payments Bank Account" instead of using a direct checking account for a mess-free reconciliation.
Choose a payment method to track your Payments, Sales Receipts, Refund Receipts, and Expenses. It is suggested that you use the payment method named Pin Payments for easy identification.
Turn on this setting to automatically create the customers in Xero using the names available in the transactions, if the customer information is not available.
If you don't want to track sales by customers, you can select the default customer for all your sales. All your sales will be recorded with the selected customer.
Choose a common location or department name for all the sales, if you want to track locations for your invoice/sales receipt.
Customize Customer MatchingIt is now very simple to match your customer's name in the accounting platform by simply entering the customer's name from the payment processor and specifying how it should be created in the accounting platform
Turn on this feature to automatically create and sync products/services (Items) in Xero from Pin Payments. PayTraQer brings the Name, Description, and rate information from Pin Payments to Xero.
Choose the type of product for auto-creation when the information is not available in Xero. You can choose either Non-Inventory or Service.
Select the Income Account for the auto-created Products/Services. PayTraQer creates Items with this income account in Xero
If you don't want to create items in Xero exactly as in Pin Payments, you can turn ON this option to record all your sales to a default product/service. You have to switch off AutoCreation to enable this feature.
You can choose a default Item to record all your sales in Xero. The Product details from Pin Payments will be ignored and the provided item will be used in Invoices and Sales Receipts.
You can either choose to match your products by name or SKU (Stock Keeping Unit).
It is now very simple to match your product name in the accounting platform by merely inputting the product name from the payment processor and specifying how it should be configured in the accounting platform
Turn ON this setting to let PayTraQer set the tax amount to your transactions according to the tax information available in Pin Payments
Choose a default tax percentage for all the sales transactions. This tax percentage will be applied for transactions when the tax information is missing in the transaction.
Choose the default tax percentage for shipping for all the shipping-enabled transactions.
Turn ON this feature to let PayTraQer set the tax amount to your transactions according to the tax information available in Pin Payments.
Turn ON this feature to apply the inclusive taxes for your transactions during the sync when the tax information is missing in the transaction.
Set a common Tax Code for all your transactions to use when the tax information is missing in the transaction.
Choose the common shipping tax code to use for all your shipping-enabled transactions.
There could be non-taxable or exempted items in your sales. To sync these items' details accurately, you need to select the Exemption/Zero tax, and Tax Code.