Settings for Creditor Payments via BPAY (AUS-Only)

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When you're managing Trust Accounts within Australia, you might be familiar with BPAY as a convenient payment option for settling bills with creditors. This article is designed to guide you through setting up and using BPAY for creditor payments in our system. 

Setting Up BPAY for Trust Accounts

To integrate BPAY with your Trust Account, you'll need to configure the settings according to your bank's file format. Here's how you can get started: 

  1. Go to the Settings menu to access your Trust Account options.
  2. Choose the appropriate BPAY file format for your Trust Account from the following available options:
      • ANZ Transactive
      • Commonwealth Bank CommBiz
      • Macquarie Batch Payment
      • National Australia Bank
      • BPAY for Westpac Corporate
      • CSV for Westpac Live
      • Bendigo Bank

In case your bank's format is not listed, you won't be able to generate a directly compatible BPAY file. However, you can still process BPAY disbursements. In this scenario, after selecting one of the available file formats, you will have to manually complete the payments at your bank. 

Setting Up BPAY Creditor Contacts

Before you begin processing payments, ensure that your creditor contacts are correctly set up for BPAY. For how to add BPAY details to your creditor contacts, click here for detailed instructions.  

Creating Expenses for BPAY Creditors

After setting up your Trust Account and BPAY contacts, the next step is to create expenses for your BPAY creditors. 

During the disbursement process, the system will generate a separate file for BPAY transactions, which you can then upload to your internet banking platform to process all disbursements conveniently. 

See these related articles for further assistance:

  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • For how to add BPAY details to your creditor contacts, click here for detailed instructions. 

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