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Authorize.Net – Classic

by FreshBooks
Accept credit-card payments within your invoice, and automatically bill for your recurring invoices.

Supports: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android
Availability: US, Canada, UK, Europe & Australia

Authorize.net simplifies the payments process and gives you tools to help your business grow. Together with FreshBooks, they make it possible for your clients to complete credit-card and ACH payments within FreshBooks.

How it Works with FreshBooks

When viewing their invoices, your clients will have the option to enter credit-card details into FreshBooks to complete payments. FreshBooks then talks with Authorize.Net to process the credit-card payment, and to mark the invoice as ‘paid’ within FreshBooks.

You can also setup Authorize.Net to work with the auto-billing feature in FreshBooks, which lets you automatically deduct payments from your customers whenever a recurring invoice is generated. You’ll be getting paid instantly, and know exactly when to expect these payments ahead of time.

How to Get Started

You’ll need to sign up for an Authorize.Net account here. If you already have an account and are ready to connect it to your FreshBooks account, please contact our Support department at:

  • Toll-free phone number: 1-866 303 6061
  • Email: help@freshbooks.com

Once enabled, your clients will see a Pay Online button on their invoices, which will present them with the option to enter their credit card information and submit their payments.


Looking for help? Contact FreshBooks for support.

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