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Import Purchase Receipt Payments CSV

Important note: Before importing Purchase Receipt Payments make sure you have created your Purchases in KashFlow – the guidance below contains the required and optional fields and describes how they should be formatted. The receipts must currently already be created in KashFlow

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Required Fields

The Purchase Payments import requires three critical fields;

  • Receipt Number – this is the Purchase Number that the Payment will be applied to – it must already exist in KashFlow– i.e. “222” will be applied to receipt KF222
  • Paid Date – this is the date that Purchase was paid, it must be in DD/MM/YYYY format – i.e. “01/01/2012”
  • Paid Amount – this is the amount that was paid against the Purchase, it must be a number to a maximum of two decimal places and not include the currency symbol– i.e. “10.99”

Optional Fields

The other optional fields you can have are listed below, along with a description, how it should be formatted and example text:

  • Paid Account – this is the nominal code of the Bank Account that the Payment was paid from, the Nominal Code is available in your Chart of Accounts – i.e. “1201”
  • Payment Note – this can be a Note regarding the Payment – i.e. “Payment was a day late”
  • Payment Method – this is the method that you paid the supplier – it must already be defined in your Payment Methods – i.e. “BACS”

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To import

Settings > Import Data > Import CSV Files > Enter in your Username & Password (Please note if you have specified an alternative API Password you would need to use it here) > CSV > Receipt Payment > Upload your file > Tick the box ‘ My first row contains column headings; if appropriate Use the drop downs to map the file > Import

Please note, if the CSV file contains any special characters such as, ‘ ; ( ) {} & * £ $ “ ” <> ? / @ ~ # etc… Please remove as these may cause errors to the import process. 

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