Quick, Easy and Secure
Payments 101, be secure
When taking payments via our API, you can focus on workflows that benefit your business and leave the heavy lifting of dealing with PCI compliance and sensitive card data with us. We have getting started guides to follow to ensure you aren't left exposed to security risks.
All card data is encrypted stored in Australia using third party services that feature bank grade technology.
Think it's going to be complicated?
We have several years experience of developing against other payment gateways and have used this experience to make things simple for everyone. You can get started with the API in just a few lines of code. We also have an example website and a C# SDK if that's your coding poison of choice.
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From pay now straight into Xero
When you process a payment via Pinch from your website, mobile app or internal application you get an immediate contact and invoice created in Xero (or any other major Australian accounting system provider!). This saves you the time and hassle of writing an integration yourself.
Popular card types accepted
No need for a bank merchant account
Upon activation, you can immediately charge all of the major debit / credit cards such as Visa / Mastercard / AMEX as well as cards issued overseas. If that's not enough, you can also pull funds directly from an Australian bank account using much of the same code. Another way we want to save you time and hassle.
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Two-way sync with accounts
Xero, QuickBooks, MYOB and Reckon
All major accounting systems used in Australia are supported with our unique two-way sync at no additional charge. Push a contact into Pinch and it appears in your accounting system. Create a contact in your accounting system and it appears in Pinch together with the reference. The same applies to payments and invoices. All together, you have payments and accounts receivable solved in one go.
Regular or variable billing
Forget payment schedules!
We don't force you to lock in a regular payment amount or frequency (you can do that as well if you prefer), instead our Direct Debit's are open agreements meaning you can use them for metered billing, ad-hoc services, retainer based billing and even daily billing. The only limitation is in your head.
Need info for your developer?
Your developer will love our simple but modern REST API, our Australian based technical support team and the fact that everything can be be automated with your accounting system without having to learn accounting!