Release Notes for Zuora Release 244, April 2019

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Release Notes for Zuora Release 244, April 2019

Welcome to the release notes for Zuora Release 244 (R244), April 2019. This release includes new Zuora features, enhancements, resolved issues, and improvements to the Knowledge Center.

For more information about the current product version, see Product Versions and Release Dates.

Release Schedule

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Highlights

  • Invoice Settlement Now Compatible with Invoice Splitting
  • Name Changes to Rules for Generating Invoices and Credit Memos

REST API

See API Changelog for a summary of REST API updates and documentation updates in the API Reference.

Invoicing

Invoice Settlement Now Compatible with Invoice Splitting

Both the Invoice Splitting feature and Invoice Settlement feature are in Limited Availability. If you wish to have access to the features, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.

The Invoice Settlement feature is now compatible with the Invoice Splitting feature. 

With both the Invoice Settlement and Invoice Splitting features enabled, you can perform the following operations:

  • Split invoices into multiple invoices from the Zuora UI or through SOAP API.
  • Generate credit memos during the bill runs for negative charges. 
  • Create credit memos and debit memos from split invoices.

Name Changes to Rules for Generating Invoices and Credit Memos

This feature is only available if you have the Invoice Settlement feature enabled. The Invoice Settlement feature is in Limited Availability. If you want to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support

Zuora has clarified the names of the rules for generating invoices and credit memos. The changes are as follows:

  • Split all negative charges to credit memo renamed to Put all negative charges on a credit memo
  • Create credit memos only for net negative billing renamed to Create credit memos for net negative invoice totals
  • Create credit memos only for net negative billing without charge grouping renamed to Create credit memos for net negative invoice totals without grouping charges

"Available to Credit" Amount Now Available in Credit Memo Creation

This feature is only available if you have the Invoice Settlement feature enabled. The Invoice Settlement feature is in Limited Availability. If you want to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support

When you create credit memos from invoices, the Create Credit/Debit Memo page now displays the Available to Credit column of the corresponding invoice items. 

The Available to Credit column displays the amount that is available to credit from the corresponding invoice item or invoice taxation item. 

Note that this column is displayed only if you set the "Available to credit validation for credit memos" billing rule to Header and item-only.

Connect Marketplace

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Zuora RevPro

See Zuora RevPro Release Notes for detailed information about Zuora RevPro new features, enhancements, and documentation updates.

Zuora CPQ Release

The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora CPQ:

Analytics

The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora Reporting and the Zuora Insights add-on:

SOAP API

Current WSDL version: 96

See Zuora WSDL for information on how to check your version and download the latest version.

SOAP API Change History

See Zuora SOAP API Version History for a summary of updates made to the SOAP API in recent Zuora releases.

Knowledge Center

We have updated the following Knowledge Center articles based on your feedback:

  • Gateway Reconciliation: Clarified that the user who selects the Enable gateway reconciliation check box in your tenant must have the "Issue External Refund" payments permission.
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