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Integrate Zoho Books on Classcard

Integrate with Zoho Books on Classcard

Navigate to the Integrations menu on the bottom left side of your screen and click on it.
On the All Integrations page, you can either locate Zoho Books from all the integrations or, you’ll also find it in the Accounting tab situated under the heading Integrations.
After clicking on Zoho Books, select the country from the drop-down options and click on the Connect button.
Next, You’ll be redirected to the Sign in page of Zoho Books. You can either sign in if you already have an account or click on the Sign up now option located at the bottom of the page.
After signing in, authorize Classcard by clicking on the Accept button.

Add item on Zoho Books:

On the Dashboard of your Zoho Books account, select the Items tab at the top left side of the screen.
On the top right side of the screen, click on + New to add an item.
Add the Item Name that you’re selling, then, choose to add Sales information or Purchase information.
You can add in the price of the item, select the account and click save.
The item will be automatically added to Classcard!

Match items on Classcard:

On the Classcard Zoho Books accounting page, Sync items, that is, match the Classcard item to the Zoho Book item from the drop-down menu and then, select the Zoho Book account that you would put the item under. Then, click save.
Sync taxes to the Zoho tax from the drop-down options of the tax to be levied on and click save.
Lastly, Sync payment methods, that is, select the Zoho account that the payment method would be into. Then, click save.

💡 Check for Rounding off - Both Zoho and Classcard need to be rounding off to 1 (On Zoho > Choose Settings > Preferences > General>Enable “Round off total to the nearest whole number for sales transactions.

Note: Zoho mandates that invoice items are linked to sales accounts only.

Note: Zoho mandates that payments must be linked to current assets only


What do we need to ensure for invoices and payments to match accurately between Classcard and Zoho?
Ans: The customer must always have rounding to the nearest 1 enabled on both Classcard and Zoho to ensure that invoices and payments are correctly added and reconciled on both platforms.

How does Zoho handle contacts with identical first and last names to avoid duplication?
Ans: Zoho does not permit duplicate contacts with the same name + surname combination.

What does Zoho require regarding linking invoice items?
Ans: Zoho mandates that invoice items are linked to sales accounts only.

What type of assets does Zoho require payments to be connected to?
Ans: Zoho mandates that payments must be linked to current assets only.

How do I fix the "Please enter a suitable VAT treatment" error in Zoho Books?
Ans: For the 'Please enter a suitable VAT treatment' error: Go to Zoho Books, navigate to the customer profile, click 'Edit' in the top right section, then select 'Non VAT Registered' under Tax Treatment.

Updated on: 18/03/2024

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