Create Debit

This function is used to create a debit. It can be allocated across multiple invoices if the original credit was allocated across multiple invoices.

Request Parameters

referenceStringThe text reference that is added to the debit [Max 500 characters]Optional
originalCreditIdIntegerThe transaction ID for the credit being reversed or partially reversed by this debitYes
amountDecimalThe amount (in units of the customer's currency) being reversed.Yes
effectiveTimestampDateTimeThe timestamp that represents the time this transaction is to occur.Optional
debitAllocationsList of objects. Defined belowThis is an optional list of debit allocations which tells Fusebill how to split the value of this credit reversal over many invoices.Required only if the amount exceeds the allocated credit amount

Debit Allocations Resource Properties

invoiceIDIntegerThis is the Fusebill generated Invoice Id for the invoice payment allocation this applies against
amountDecimalThe amount (in units of the customer's currency) of the total being applied on this invoice.
curl –X POST \ 
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \ 
-H "Authorization: Basic {APIKey}" \ 
-d "{reference:"a custom string",originalCreditId:15884967,amount:10.00,effectiveTimestamp:"2019-04-16T10:59:44"}"
//Json data, with the transaction ID to match the original credit 
string jsonData = "{'reference':"a custom string",'originalCreditId':15884967,'amount':10.00,'effectiveTimestamp':"2019-04-16T10:59:44"}"; 
//Setup API key 
string apiKey = "{APIKey}"; 
//Configure URI 
WebRequest request = WebRequest.Create("HTTPS://"); 
//Add Content type 
request.ContentType = "application/json"; 
//Add Api key authorization 
request.Headers.Add(HttpRequestHeader.Authorization, "Basic "+apiKey); 
//Set request method 
request.Method = "POST"; 
//Add the json data to request 
using (var streamWriter = new StreamWriter(request.GetRequestStream())) 
//Perform the request 
var httpResponse = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse(); 
//Record the response from our request 
var result = ""; 
using (var streamReader = new StreamReader(httpResponse.GetResponseStream())) 
  result = streamReader.ReadToEnd(); 
#Import library JSON 
import json 
#Import library Requests 
import requests 
#Pass in a dictionary to the Headers parameter 
headers = {'Authorization' : 'Basic {APIKey}', 'Content-Type' : 'application/json'} 
#Pass in a dict to the Payload parameter 
Payload = {'reference':"a custom string",'originalCreditId':15884967,'amount':10.00,'effectiveTimestamp':"2019-04-16T10:59:44"} 
#Pass in your URI, Payload and Headers 
r =', data=json.dumps(payload), headers=headers) 
  "reference": "ref",
  "originalCreditId": 66889205,
  "amount": 3.0,
  "effectiveTimestamp": "2019-12-01",
  "debitAllocations": [
      "invoiceId": 565624,
      "amount": 3.0
  "reference": "a custom string", 
  "effectiveTimestamp": "2019-04-16T10:59:44", 
  "description": "Reversal of credit 15884967", 
  "customerId": 4865197, 
  "originalCreditId": 15884967, 
  "amount": 67.95, 
  "currency": "CAD", 
  "invoiceAllocations": [], 
  "id": 63282695, 
  "uri": "" 
    "ErrorId": 0,
    "HttpStatusCode": 400,
    "Errors": [
            "Key": "Api Error",
            "Value": "The debit for $10.00 USD exceeds the unallocated credit amount of $0.00 USD. Please assign the remaining $10.00 USD to an invoice(s)"