Welcome to the release notes for Zuora Billing Release 254 (R254), August 2019. This release includes new Zuora Billing features, enhancements, and resolved issues.
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See API Changelog for a summary of REST API updates and documentation updates in the Zuora API Reference.
Invoicing and Invoice Settlement
Support for applying negative credit memo items and creating negative debit memo items
This feature is only available if you have Invoice Settlement enabled. The Invoice Settlement feature is generally available as of Zuora Billing Release 296 (March 2021). This feature includes Unapplied Payments, Credit and Debit Memo, and Invoice Item Settlement. If you want to have access to the feature, see Invoice Settlement Enablement and Checklist Guide for more information.
Zuora has enhanced the Invoice Settlement feature to support the following operations :
- Create negative debit memo items from negative invoice items or negative product rate plan charges.
- Apply any item of the Source column to any item of the Target column:
- Negative credit memo items
- Taxation items of negative credit memo items
- Negative invoice items
- Taxation items of negative invoice items
- Negative debit memo items
- Taxation items of negative debit memo items
Support for performing these operations through the REST API was introduced in Zuora Billing Release 252. You can now perform these operations through the Zuora UI.
New name for a billing rule used in Zuora Tax
This feature is in Limited Availability. If you want to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.
The billing rule previously called Zuora Tax rounding diff dispersion has been renamed to Redistribute Zuora Tax rounding differences for improved clarity. You can configure this billing rule under Billing Settings > Define Billing Rules.
GoCardless gateway integration now supports PAD through Payment Pages 2.0
The GoCardless payment gateway integration now provides support for Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) through Payment Pages 2.0. You can configure Payment Pages to accept the PAD type payments for the GoCardless payment gateway.
See Configure Bank Transfer type Payment Pages 2.0 for more information.
Level 2 and Level 3 card data support for Adyen Integration v2.0
Zuora now supports processing Level 2 and Level 3 credit card data through the Adyen Integration v2.0 gateway. With this feature, you are agreeing to send extra information related to transactions to qualify for certain purchasing interchange rates.
To enable Level 2 and Level 3 card data, you must complete the settings related to Level 2 and Level 3 processing in the Adyen Integration v2.0 configuration page.
See Adyen Integration v2.0 and Level 2 and Level 3 support for Adyen Integration v2.0 for more information.