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Square

By Square
4.29 out of 5 stars
Square helps sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business. Take payments any way you want. Whether online or in-person, get paid quickly and securely with a variety of hardware and software to process credit cards, Apple Pay, and Android Pay, including touch-free options.
Rated
4.3
out of 5
Reviewed by
44
Xero users
Listed for
4 years
February 2020
Key functions
Payments
Point of sale

Overview

Beyond payments, Square offers a suite of tools to get any job done, like point-of-sale, eCommerce, pickup and delivery, online scheduling, marketing, and more.

Connect your Square account with Xero to automatically sync your daily sales transactions and use Square as a payment service. Save time—no more manual data entry.

New to Square? Sign up for free and get $2,500 of fee free processing. Sign up for free

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Square + Xero

Setup the integration in minutes to easily reconcile sales and payments. Your daily Square transactions will be automatically imported, summarised, and populated to the appropriate account within Xero’s general ledger.

  • Accept online payments for Xero invoices. Create an online invoice in Xero and email it to your customer. They will have the option to pay it instantly via Square.

  • See your sales data at a transactional level. You’ll get a daily Square sales summary in Xero. Customize it by choosing from a wide array of formats. Captures gift cards, tips, surcharges, and relevant taxes so you can easily report VAT.

  • Reconcile bank deposits easily by automatically separating out fees. Because Xero automatically creates bank rules when you connect your Square account, any processing fees from Square are assigned to a fees account.

Need help?

We’ve partnered with Amaka, a professional accounting software integrations provider, to help you setup or upgrade your integration. If you have any questions, you can visit the setup guide or schedule a session with an Amaka integration expert.

Reviews & ratings

4.3 out of 5 stars
44 Reviews

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Rachael Hinds
Posted 1 Dec 2023
5 out of 5 stars

Helpful and fixed the errors

i have come across some issues while using these products the correct way and the team at Amako have been very helpful in correcting the integration and helping me understand how it all works!
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Ted Orban
Posted 13 Aug 2023
1 out of 5 stars

Definitely not worth the trouble of integrating with Xero

The integration, using Amaka, has changed three times within the last year - the last two times without notification. The integration creates gl accounts within Xero - to which I strenuously object - without notification or permission. It does not report sales tax correctly either. After the initial setup, there is no documentation on how to use nor how data is being placed in the new accounts and what to do with them. Finally, we killed the integration. It is much, much easier to run monthly reports and enter data into a worksheet to calculate manual journal entries. What a shame. Instead of making life easier, it makes it more difficult.
16 people found this review helpful.
MP
Marc Packstore
Posted 16 Mar 2023
1 out of 5 stars

Waste of time

Loads of issues, read all reviews before diving in.
14 people found this review helpful.

Additional info

Shared data

Xero
Square
Credit Notesshared from Square to Xero
Payment Servicesshared from Xero to Square and from Square to Xero
Invoicesshared from Xero to Square and from Square to Xero
Contactsshared from Xero to Square and from Square to Xero
Bank Transactionsshared from Square to Xero
Accountsshared from Xero to Square and from Square to Xero
Tracking Categoriesshared from Xero to Square
Tax Ratesshared from Xero to Square
Paymentsshared from Square to Xero
Branding Themesshared from Xero to Square
Bank Transfersshared from Square to Xero

Functions

PaymentsPoint of sale

Industries

RetailHospitality

App details

By Square
Added in 2020

Countries

Australia, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States

Languages

English

Support

Setup walkthroughContact supporthelp@amaka.com

Get started with Square

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