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EU VAT rule changes and how to be compliant in 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, there are important changes related to how European Union Value-Added Tax (EU VAT) is collected for merchants selling digital services to customers in Europe. Luckily, Chargify has partnered with Avalara, and our AvaTax integration makes adopting these new rules easy. If you sell digital services to customers in Europe, read on to…

Chargify has a new website!

After years of rocking the same old website, we are happy to announce  the release of a completely new site. Check it out at www.chargify.com and let us know what you think in the comments below or on twitter. With the new site comes a new and improved blog where we will be posting more frequent product…

Avalara integration for effortless sales tax management

Managing sales taxes for customers across multiple states, cities, and counties can be a tedious job, but it doesn’t have to be. Chargify has partnered with Avalara, the leading cloud-based software for sales tax management, to provide access to Avalara AvaTax, delivering instantaneous sales tax decisions based on precise geo-location in more than 10,000 taxing jurisdictions….

Calendar Billing Feature Added to Public Signup Pages

In our recent public signup page release, we included a new feature called Calendar Billing that allows you to define the desired billing date for a subscription created through the public signup page. Previously, this functionality was only available via our API but can now be used and enjoyed by all Chargify merchants. So how…

Hosted Signup Pages Get Renamed and Improved

Hosted signup pages are now called public signup pages. Outside of renaming this feature, we released configuration improvements that allow merchants to have more fine grained control of their public signup pages. Read on to learn how these improvements affect the way you create and configure public signup pages. New Location The public signup page…

SHA-2 Migration – What You Need to Know

On Dec 15, 2014 Chargify will begin using a new SSL certificate signed by SHA-2 instead of SHA-1.  The change should be seamless for most users, but old API clients may have issues.  We have set up a test system so you can check ahead of time that your API integration will continue to work….

Schedule a Product Change for Next Renewal

Now you have another option to manage product changes for your customers with a new feature: Delayed Product Change. This allows you to bypass proration concerns in a smart way by telling Chargify to schedule the product change to the subscription’s next renewal date. Before, both options available to move a customer from one product…

Subscription CSV Export Enhancements

Today we made Subscription CSV exports a lot better! There are two major things we added: 1. Filter results down to a subset of records, and only the resulting set of records will be exported Before today, it was a pain to export the whole (unfiltered) set of results, and then do some filtering in…

Metafields and Metadata API Endpoints

Chargify is happy to introduce a new set of API endpoints called “Metafields” and “Metadata”. These endpoints allow you to store additional data with subscriptions and customers. For now the feature that is being described is an API-only endpoint but we do plan to extend them into our Admin UI and Hosted pages in the…