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Zuora Billing Release 303, June 2021


Zuora Billing Release 303, June 2021

Welcome to the release notes for Zuora Billing Release 303 (R303), June 2021. 

For more information about the release notes of other Zuora products, see Zuora Release Notes.

Release schedule

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

Tenant management

Zuora ID now available in your profile

The Zuora ID field is now available to all Zuora tenants. You can view your Zuora ID by clicking your username at the top right and navigating to Profile > Manage Your Profile. Zuora ID provides an easier way for you to find status details on the Zuora System Status Page and determine if your Zuora tenant is impacted by any incident.

See Personal Settings for more information.

Orders and Subscriptions

Subscription change history now available on the subscription detail page

The subscription detail page in the Zuora Billing UI has now been enhanced with a Subscription change history section. You can view the detailed change information for each version of the subscription through this section.

See Viewing Subscription Change History for more information.

Invoicing and Invoice Settlement

Support for inlined discount presentation in invoice templates

Zuora has introduced the following merge fields in invoice templates to present inlined discount information with charge details in the generated files for invoices.

  • InvoiceItem.DiscountAmount
  • InvoiceItem.DiscountTaxAmount

Additionally, you can now use the TableFilter:HideDiscountItem merge field in invoice item tables with the existing grouping and sorting functionality to hide all discount items.

General availability of TaxationItem APIs

The TaxationItem APIs are now generally available for all Zuora customers. You can use the CRUD Taxation Items operations to manage taxation items for draft invoices.

Previously, you had to submit a request at Zuora Global Support to access this feature.

The TaxationItem object is now available in the latest downloaded WSDL file with WSDL version 20.0 or later.

General availability of canceling posted billing documents

The feature of canceling posted billing documents is now generally available for all Zuora customers. With the “Cancel Posted Billing Documents” billing permission, you can now directly cancel the posted billing documents, including invoices, credit memos, and debit memos.

Previously, you had to submit a request at Zuora Global Support to access this feature.

Avalara Taxes in Invoice Item Adjustments setting now available

The setting for enabling Avalara Taxes in Invoice Item Adjustments is now available in Billing Rules to customers who had Invoice Settlement disabled and Direct Avalara Integration enabled. If this setting is enabled, tax values are calculated by Avalara synchronously when you create charge invoice item adjustments.

Previously, you had to submit a request at Zuora Global Support to access this setting.

For more information, see:


General availability of support for creating orphan payment methods through REST API

Orphan payment method is a payment method that is not associated with any customer account. Support for creating an orphan payment method through the Zuora REST API is now generally available to all Zuora customers. Previously, you had to submit a request at Zuora Global Support to enable this feature.

After creating an orphan payment method, you must associate it with a customer account within 10 days. Otherwise, this orphan payment method will be deleted.

See Payment Methods operations in the API Reference for more information.

New gateway settings available for Worldpay

The following settings are now available on the gateway configuration pages for Worldpay 1.4 and Access Worldpay:

  • Enable Transfer Batch Report for Reconciliation
  • Enable DART Reports for Reconciliation 

With these settings enabled, Zuora will retrieve the Transfer Batch report, DART reports, or both, from Worldpay for gateway reconciliation.

See the following articles for more information:


Current WSDL version: 110

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.