Add Accounts

In the Banking module, you can add your Bank, Credit Card and your PayPal accounts to Zoho Books. Once you add an account, you can import its feeds (automatically or manually) into Zoho Books. After doing this, you will be able to match the transactions in Zoho Books with your bank transactions.

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Add Bank/Credit Card Account 

Add PayPal Account

To fetch manual and automatic feeds, you should first connect your bank or credit card account to Zoho Books.

Add Account

To connect your Bank or Credit Card account to Zoho Books:

Transaction Approval

Add Accounts That Support Automatic Bank Feeds

Zoho Books can be connected with major banks and credit cards. Just enter the name of a bank or credit Card that you would like to connect with Zoho Books and select from the drop down.

Pro Tip: Zoho Books offers you the option to choose from two major account information service providers - Yodlee and Token. If your bank’s feeds are not supported by these providers, we request you to import bank statements manually.

Transaction Approval

This will automatically fetch bank feeds into your account. 

Your transactions from the selected date will be automatically imported and for transactions before the selected date period or historic transactions, you can always import statements into your account by selecting the 

The transactions from the selected date will be fetched automatically. If you would like to bring in transactions from a previous date or any historic transactions, you can ( import bank statements ).

Note: Zoho Books currently supports five file formats namely CSV, TSV, OFX, QIF and CAMT.053 for statement import.

Add Accounts Manually

Sometimes, the bank or credit card you are searching for might not be available. In this case, you can manually add those accounts and import statements.

Transaction Approval

Add Bank Accounts Manually

If you wish to add a bank account manually, select the Bank option as the account type.

Transaction Approval
Fields Description
Account Name The name of your bank account that will be displayed.
Account Code A unique code that you can enter for identification purposes.
Currency Currency in which the bank account transactions are handled.
Account Number The unique number provided by the bank to identify your account.
Bank Name Name of the bank which holds the account.
Routing Number Enter the bank’s routing number or Routing Transit Number (RTN). RTN is a nine digit number used to identify financial institutions in a transaction.

Add Credit Card Accounts Manually

If you wish to add a Credit Card account manually, select the Credit Card option from the Select Account Type tab.

Transaction Approval
Fields Description
Account Name The name of your bank account that will be displayed.
Account Code A unique code that you can enter for identification purposes.
Currency Currency in which the bank account transactions are handled. You can select the currency from the drop down.
Bank Name Name of the bank which holds the account.

Add PayPal Account

  You can also connect with your PayPal account to fetch automatic feeds into your Zoho Books.

Add Currency

After being redirected back to your Zoho Books account, you will have to enter the following details.

Transaction Approval
Fields Description
Download transaction history from Enter any date from the past 90 days to import feeds from PayPal. Transaction history for the past 90 days will be fetched by default if no date is specified.
Currency The currencies in PayPal that you wish to track in Zoho Books.
Associate Bank Account You can associate your PayPal currencies to an already existing bank account or choose to create a new account for the currency.

Remove Currency

If you have stopped receiving payments for a particular currency or if you had set up a wrong currency, you can remove that currency feed from PayPal.

Warning: Make sure you deactivate your PayPal feed before removing a currency. Removing all your currencies will remove the PayPal integration.

To remove your currency,

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