Partial bill payments

You can make partial payments on bills in Bill.com. Partially paid bills remain on the Bills to Pay list, with the outstanding balance displayed.


Make a Partial Payment

  1. Select Bills in the navigation menu
  2. Select the invoice number of the bill to be partially paid
  3. Select Review & pay
  4. Update the Payment Amount to an amount less than the amount due, but greater than $0.00
  5. Select the correct Process Date if applicable
  6. Select the bank account to pay from if more than one
  7. Edit the Memo field - This field defaults with the invoice number and account number of the vendor (if applicable) after the payment is submitted
    • This may be edited as necessary, up to a character limit of 170
  8. Select Pay

Mark a bill as partially paid

Record offline payments on these bills to mark them as partially paid without sending a live payment.

  1. Select Bills in the navigation menu
  2. Select the checkbox for the invoice number(s) to be marked as paid
  3. Select Mark as paid
  4. Enter offline payment details
    • Payment Amount: By default, the full amount is pre-populated
    • Payment Date: Select the date the payment was made
      • For offline payments only, you can select a date in the past
    • Chart of Account:
      • This field will auto-fill with the account designated in sync preferences field "Default Checking Account in Accounting Software." Edit as necessary.
        • The only options available will be bank type or credit card type accounts
    • Sync: Should this payment sync to the accounting software to mark the same bill as paid?
      • If the payment has already been manually recorded in the accounting software, uncheck this box
    • Reference Number:
      • QuickBooks Online: This field should be left blank when syncing with QuickBooks Online and paying multiple bills with one offline payment to avoid sync errors
    • Memo: This field defaults to the invoice number of the bill being paid and account number of the vendor (if applicable) after the payment is submitted
      • This may be edited as necessary, up to a character limit of 170