The Expense object

A Rutter Expense represents a purchase made by a business entity via prepaid card, credit card, bank, or other asset. Every expense is linked to a credit Account and a Vendor.

The expense line item contains information regarding the items purchased and accounts affected in the expense. Every expense line item is linked to a debit Account and optionally linked tracking categories like Classes, Locations, and Departments.

Files can be attached to Rutter Expenses in the form of Rutter Attachments.

Properties

idstring

The Rutter generated unique ID of the expense.

platform_idstring

The platform specific ID of the expense.

account_idstring

The Rutter ID of the Account linked to the expense. Represents the account being credited.

subsidiary_idstringnullable

The Rutter ID of the Subsidiary linked to the expense. This feature is currently only supported on NetSuite.

vendor_idstringnullable

The Rutter ID of the Vendor linked to the expense.

expense_datestringnullable

The ISO 8601 timestamp that the expense was created.

currency_ratenumberoptional

The exchange rate between the currency of the expense and the business default currency.

memostringnullable

The memo of the expense.

currency_codeenumnullableoptional

The ISO 4217 currency code of the expense.

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line_itemsarray

An array of line items associated with the expense.

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created_atstringnullable

The ISO 8601 timestamp that the expense was created.

updated_atstringnullable

The ISO 8601 timestamp that the expense was last updated.

last_synced_atstring

The ISO 8601 timestamp when the expense was last synced by Rutter.

platform_dataobjectoptional

The raw platform data corresponding to the Rutter object.

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Example Expense Object
{
  "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
  "platform_id": "12345678",
  "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
  "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
  "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
  "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
  "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
  "currency_code": "USD",
  "line_items": [
    {
      "platform_id": "12345678",
      "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "tax_rate_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "description": "Rutter shirt",
      "amount": "12.34"
    }
  ],
  "created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
  "updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
  "last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
  "platform_data": {
    "id": 123,
    "data": "Varies by platform"
  }
}

List Expenses

GET /versioned/accounting/expenses
Supported for: Dynamics 365ExactFreeAgentNetSuiteQuickBooksQuickBooks DesktopSage IntacctXeroZoho Books

Request Parameters

    access_tokenstringquery

    The access token of the connection.

    cursorstringoptionalquery

    The cursor to use for pagination. This value is passed in from next_cursor field in a previous request.

    expandenumoptionalquery

    Used to request inclusion of optional objects.

    Can beplatform_data.
    force_fetchenumoptionalquery

    Force a response even if the underlying connection hasn't finished the initial sync.

    One oftrue or false.
    last_synced_at_minintegeroptionalquery

    Unix Timestamp in milliseconds representing the minimum last_synced_at datetime to fetch entities from.

    limitintegeroptionalquery

    The limit on the number of entities returned.

    sortstringoptionalquery

    The field and direction to sort by (ASC or DESC), e.g. last_synced_at ASC. Currently supports the fields: updated_at, last_synced_at. If a field is provided but ASC or DESC is not, defaults to ASC. If this field is omitted, defaults, to updated_at DESC.

    updated_at_maxintegeroptionalquery

    Unix Timestamp in milliseconds representing the maximum updated_at datetime to fetch entities from.

    updated_at_minintegeroptionalquery

    Unix Timestamp in milliseconds representing the minimum updated_at datetime to fetch entities from.

Response Body

    connectionobject
    Show connection attributes
    expensesarray
    Show expenses attributes
    next_cursorstringnullableoptional
Example Response Body
{
  "connection": {
    "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "orgId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "platform": "NETSUITE"
  },
  "expenses": [
    {
      "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "platform_id": "12345678",
      "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
      "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
      "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
      "currency_code": "USD",
      "line_items": [
        {
          "platform_id": "12345678",
          "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "tax_rate_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
          "description": "Rutter shirt",
          "amount": "12.34"
        }
      ],
      "created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
      "updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
      "last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
      "platform_data": {
        "id": 123,
        "data": "Varies by platform"
      }
    }
  ],
  "next_cursor": "MTY3NDgzMTk0Ml82MDY4ZDI0ZC02NGRmLTRmN2EtYTM0Ny0zN2ZmNjY5MGVmMjU="
}

Fetch an Expense

GET /versioned/accounting/expenses/:id
Supported for: Dynamics 365ExactFreeAgentNetSuiteQuickBooksQuickBooks DesktopSage IntacctXeroZoho Books

Request Parameters

    idstringpath

    The Rutter generated unique ID of the object.

    access_tokenstringquery

    The access token of the connection.

    force_fetchenumoptionalquery

    Force a response even if the underlying connection hasn't finished the initial sync.

    One oftrue or false.
    id_typeenumoptionalquery

    Optionally, search for a connection by Rutter ID or platform ID. Defaults to rutter. Not supported on Quickbooks Desktop or Dynamics 365.

    One ofrutter or platform.

Response Body

    connectionobject
    Show connection attributes
    expenseobject
    Show expense attributes
Example Response Body
{
  "connection": {
    "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "orgId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "platform": "NETSUITE"
  },
  "expense": {
    "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "platform_id": "12345678",
    "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
    "currency_code": "USD",
    "line_items": [
      {
        "platform_id": "12345678",
        "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "tax_rate_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "description": "Rutter shirt",
        "amount": "12.34"
      }
    ],
    "created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "platform_data": {
      "id": 123,
      "data": "Varies by platform"
    }
  }
}

Create an Expense

POST /versioned/accounting/expenses
Supported for: Dynamics 365ExactFreeAgentNetSuiteQuickBooksQuickBooks DesktopSage IntacctXeroZoho Books

Request Parameters

    access_tokenstringquery

    The access token of the connection.

Request Body

    expenseobject
    Show expense attributes

Response Body

    Any of:

    expenseobject
    Show expense attributes
    async_responseobjectoptional
    Show async_response attributes
    errorsarrayoptional
    Show errors attributes
Example Request Body
{
  "expense": {
    "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "currency_code": "USD",
    "currency_rate": 1,
    "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
    "line_items": [
      {
        "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "amount": 12.34,
        "description": "For a Rutter shirt."
      }
    ]
  }
}
Example Response Body
{
  "expense": {
    "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "platform_id": "12345678",
    "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
    "currency_code": "USD",
    "line_items": [
      {
        "platform_id": "12345678",
        "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "tax_rate_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "description": "Rutter shirt",
        "amount": "12.34"
      }
    ],
    "created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "platform_data": {
      "id": 123,
      "data": "Varies by platform"
    }
  }
}

Update an Expense

PATCH /versioned/accounting/expenses/:id
Supported for: NetSuiteQuickBooks

If a field value is provided, that field will take the updated value. If the field is not provided, the existing value will persist.

Request Parameters

    idstringpath

    The Rutter generated unique ID of the object.

    access_tokenstringquery

    The access token of the connection.

Request Body

    expenseobject
    Show expense attributes

Response Body

    Any of:

    expenseobject
    Show expense attributes
    async_responseobjectoptional
    Show async_response attributes
    errorsarrayoptional
    Show errors attributes
Example Request Body
{
  "expense": {
    "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000"
  }
}
Example Response Body
{
  "expense": {
    "id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "platform_id": "12345678",
    "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "vendor_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "expense_date": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "memo": "For a Rutter shirt.",
    "currency_code": "USD",
    "line_items": [
      {
        "platform_id": "12345678",
        "account_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "class_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "customer_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "department_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "location_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "tax_rate_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
        "description": "Rutter shirt",
        "amount": "12.34"
      }
    ],
    "created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
    "platform_data": {
      "id": 123,
      "data": "Varies by platform"
    }
  }
}

Delete an Expense

DELETE /versioned/accounting/expenses/:id
Supported for: QuickBooks

Request Parameters

    idstringpath

    The Rutter generated unique ID of the object.

    access_tokenstringquery

    The access token of the connection.

Response Body

    deleted_expenseobject
    Show deleted_expense attributes
Example Response Body
{
  "deleted_expense": {
    "code": "deleted",
    "success": true
  }
}