Recurring Invoices

Minimum access level: Estimates and Invoices, unless stated otherwise.

Attributes

The attributes below are in addition to the Invoice Attributes.

Attribute Description Kind
url The unique identifier for the recurring invoice URI
frequency One of the following:

  • Weekly
  • Two Weekly
  • Four Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Two Monthly
  • Quarterly
  • Biannually
  • Annually
  • 2-Yearly

String
recurring_status One of the following:

  • Draft
  • Active

String
recurring_end_date

When the recurring ends, in YYYY-MM-DD format

Blank if recurring forever
Date
next_recurs_on When the invoice recurs next, in YYYY-MM-DD format Date

List all recurring invoices

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices

Input

View Filters

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices?view=draft
  • draft: Show only draft recurring invoices.
  • active: Show only active recurring invoices.
  • inactive: Show only inactive recurring invoices.

Response

Status: 200 OK
{ "recurring_invoices": [
  {
    "url": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices/1",
    "contact": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1",
    "dated_on": "2012-02-29",
    "frequency": "Weekly",
    "next_recurs_on": "2012-03-07",
    "recurring_end_date": "2012-05-16",
    "recurring_status": "Draft",
    "reference": "002",
    "currency": "GBP",
    "exchange_rate": "1.0",
    "net_value": "2.0",
    "sales_tax_value": "0.4",
    "total_value": "2.4",
    "omit_header": false,
    "always_show_bic_and_iban": false,
    "payment_terms_in_days": 30
  }
  ]
}
Show as XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<freeagent>
  <recurring-invoices type="array">
    <recurring-invoice>
      <url>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices/1</url>
      <contact>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1</contact>
      <dated-on type="date">2012-02-29</dated-on>
      <frequency>Weekly</frequency>
      <next-recurs-on type="date">2012-03-07</next-recurs-on>
      <recurring-end-date type="date">2012-05-16</recurring-end-date>
      <recurring-status>Draft</recurring-status>
      <reference>001</reference>
      <currency>GBP</currency>
      <exchange-rate type="decimal">1.0</exchange-rate>
      <net-value type="decimal">2.0</net-value>
      <sales-tax-value type="decimal">0.4</sales-tax-value>
      <total-value type="decimal">2.4</total-value>
      <omit-header type="boolean">false</omit-header>
      <always-show-bic-and-iban type="boolean">false</always-show-bic-and-iban>
      <payment-terms-in-days type="integer">30</payment-terms-in-days>
    </recurring-invoice>
  </recurring-invoices>
</freeagent>
Show as JSON

Get a single recurring invoice

GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK
{ "recurring_invoice": {
  "url": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices/1",
    "contact": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1",
    "dated_on": "2012-02-29",
    "frequency": "Weekly",
    "next_recurs_on": "2012-03-07",
    "recurring_end_date": "2012-05-16",
    "recurring_status": "Draft",
    "reference": "002",
    "currency": "GBP",
    "exchange_rate": "1.0",
    "net_value": "2.0",
    "sales_tax_value": "0.4",
    "total_value": "2.4",
    "omit_header": false,
    "always_show_bic_and_iban": false,
    "payment_terms_in_days": 30,
    "invoice_items": [
    {
      "url": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/invoice_items/1",
      "position": 1,
      "description": "Item",
      "item_type": "Hours",
      "price": "2.0",
      "quantity": "1.0",
      "sales_tax_rate": "20.0",
      "category": "https://api.freeagent.com/v2/categories/001"
    }
  ]
}
}
Show as XML
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<freeagent>
  <recurring-invoice>
    <url>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices/1</url>
    <contact>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/1</contact>
    <dated-on type="date">2012-02-29</dated-on>
    <frequency>Weekly</frequency>
    <next-recurs-on type="date">2012-03-07</next-recurs-on>
    <recurring-end-date type="date">2012-05-16</recurring-end-date>
    <recurring-status>Draft</recurring-status>
    <reference>002</reference>
    <currency>GBP</currency>
    <exchange-rate type="decimal">1.0</exchange-rate>
    <net-value type="decimal">2.0</net-value>
    <sales-tax-value type="decimal">0.4</sales-tax-value>
    <total-value type="decimal">2.4</total-value>
    <omit-header type="boolean">false</omit-header>
    <always-show-bic-and-iban type="boolean">false</always-show-bic-and-iban>
    <payment-terms-in-days type="integer">30</payment-terms-in-days>
    <invoice-items type="array">
      <invoice-item>
        <url>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/invoice_items/1</url>
        <position type="integer">1</position>
        <description>Item</description>
        <item-type>Hours</item-type>
        <price type="decimal">2.0</price>
        <quantity type="decimal">1.0</quantity>
        <sales-tax-rate type="decimal">20.0</sales-tax-rate>
        <category>https://api.freeagent.com/v2/categories/001</category>
      </invoice-item>
    </invoice-items>
  </recurring-invoice>
</freeagent>
Show as JSON
GET https://api.freeagent.com/v2/recurring_invoices?contact=https://api.freeagent.com/v2/contacts/:id