4. BillJournal

This is a technical overview of one of the response files (Bill Journal) you retrieve from PayEx.

Please note that your Response files might only utilize and/or contain a subset of all elements described below. See the XSD version for your response files to learn more.


The Bill Journal displays changes in invoice status that relates to contracted services.

Entries in the Bill Journal could stem from events such as:

  • An invoice has been closed or backordered in accounts receivable (including invoice substatus if applicable)
  • A reminder, interest claim or debt claim has been sent
  • An invoice has been transfered to debt collection
  • An invoice claim has been received
  • An invoice claim has been registered as settled
  • A respite has been registered
  • A respite has been removed
  • A notification has been created

Below diagram shows the structure of BillJournal in current version

Name Convention


Names ComponentDescription
CompanyNumberThe company number in our ledger system
DateTimeThe date and time that the file was created. Uses ISO 8601 format, YYYYMMDDhhmmdd
SerialNumberShould follow an uninterupted  number series, 00001 and so on.

Example filename: BILLJOURNAL_9999_20080923124422_1.xml

Current XML schema description

A detailed description of the elements in the current version of the XML schema definition file (XSD) can be found here

Download XML schema file

BillJournal[1.2].xsd1.22020-03-10Added PaymentOrderEvents

Added InvoiceNotificationEvents
Added optional InvoiceSubStatus


Change Log

Version 1.2

Mars, 2020


Added PaymentOrderEvents

Version 1.1

Oktober, 2019


Added information notifications before and after due date and before reminder date.

Added optional InvoiceSubStatus under InvoiceStatusEvent

Version 1.0

September, 2016


 Initial version (latest documented version)

Download sample file


Created by David Persson on 2019/06/20 08:44