An invoice split is one of multiple invoices that together formed one original invoice. Splitting a single invoice into multiple invoices lets you offer flexible payment schedules, especially when the original invoice balance is a large sum.
Split invoices lets a customer spread out payments for a single invoice multiple invoices. For example, a customer has an invoice that totals $100,000. You agree to let the customer make four payments spread across multiple billing periods on the invoice. You can split that invoice into four separate invoices, each for a specific percentage of the original amount. These percentages can be any amount that you want to set, as long as the collection of split invoices total 100% of the original invoice. In this example, you can set the first split invoice to 40% ($40,000), then each successive split invoice to 30% ($30,000), 20% ($20,000), and 10% ($10,000).
Use the InvoiceSplit object to hold two or more InvoiceSplitItem objects, which each represent a single split invoice. In the example, if you split the original $100,000 invoice into four split invoices, each of those split invoices is an individual InvoiceSplitItem object, which in turn go inside a single InvoiceSplit object. When you are finished creating individual InvoiceSplitItem objects, you use a create() call to collect them into an InvoiceSplit object, then use an execute() call with the InvoiceSplit object to split the original
Invoice object into multiple new Invoice objects.
This feature is in Limited Availability. If you want to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.
Your WSDL version must be 43.0+ to use this object.
The Invoice must be in draft status before you can split the invoice into multiple invoices. You can't split a posted or canceled invoice.
Walkthroughs and use cases
Here are some common ways to use this object:
- Spread an invoice across multiple billing periods by splitting the invoice into multiple invoices
- Resplit the invoice into a different set of invoices
To walk through these use cases, take a look at Splitting an invoice to use flexible payment terms.
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Req or Opt to Create
|The ID of the Zuora user who created the InvoiceSplit object. |
|The date when the InvoiceSplit object was created. |
The ID of this object. Upon creation of this object, this field becomes
The ID of the original invoice that the InvoiceSplit object splits. This field becomes read-only after the InvoiceSplit object is created.
For allowed Operations, Query and Filter.
After the invoice split is executed, the original invoice ID will be deleted and you will no longer be able to query the original invoice ID.
|The ID of the Zuora user who last updated the invoice split. |
|The date when the invoice split was last updated. |
Additional Field Detail
The ID of this object. Every object has a unique identifier that Zuora automatically assigns upon creation. You use this ID later when you work with the object. For example, if you send an
amend() call to modify an existing subscription, then you need to include the specific
Subscription object's ID with the call.
The ID for the InvoiceSplit object is InvoiceSplit Id.