🤖 Qonto automates VAT entry and returns your precious time!

What if we told you that you won’t have to complete the VAT entries of your transactions manually anymore? You’ll finally be able to refocus on what is valuable for your business, save time and secure information entry! 💸


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It couldn’t be easier!


Pay and scan your receipt by accessing your application and tadaa 🔮 let the magic happen! The new Qonto algorithm automatically detects and enters the VAT on your receipt... All you have to do is to confirm the amount.

No more entry errors and missing data! Just picture how much time you’ll save if we consider your whole team’s receipts. More than saving time, your accountant will absolutely love you! Making the difference between VAT collected and deductible has never been easier.

This new feature is now available for all companies benefiting from a Premium plan. Why not having a quick look at all our Premium plan features – some could allow you to boost your finance management? 🏋🏽‍♀️

We’re looking forward to hearing your feedback on this new feature!

To send us love or ideas, it's here 👉 support@qonto.eu

🤸🏼‍ Making Direct Debits management a Child's Play

We know, when it comes to set up a direct debit…. ouch, it is easy to get confused! 🤯So, we handled it to make the Direct debits section simpler as ever!


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Let’s make it clearer!


There are two types of SEPA direct debits:

The SEPA Core direct debits are the most common ones. You just have to send your banking details to the creditor and they’ll initiate the payment. You don’t have to do anything else.

The SEPA B2B direct debits are mostly used by public institutions (URSSAF, DGFIP…). To authorize the debit on your account, the institution has to provide you with a SEPA mandate, which you will have to sign and upload into your Qonto account.


A slick interface


“Easy Business Banking” is all about providing an intuitive interface to help you focus on what matters most: your business. Find all the information you need regarding your SEPA Core or inter-company (B2B) direct debits in only a single tab.


Let us drive you!


No need to be a financial expert to set up a direct debit. You just have to click on Set up a new direct debit and let us guide you through the setup step by step – you won’t even have to know the difference between SEPA Core and B2B (even though we’re pretty sure that you know everything about it by now 😉).

Did your creditor provide you a SEPA mandate form?

If so, after receiving the SEPA mandate, sign and upload it online. Also, enter the bank account information of the person you wish to pay. No more mistakes! We guide you in setting up a new direct debit with the information we’ve collected on public institutions. In case of mismatching data between what you’ve entered and the creditor concerned, you’ll be notified in real time (and avoid any unpleasant surprises)!

If not, your creditor takes care of everything – you just have to provide your banking details and won't have to set it up on Qonto.


Did we hear a sigh of relief?

As you already noticed, this new interface has been tailor-made for you! To send sweet words to our tech and product teams (they deserve it) or ask questions, you can reach out right here support@qonto.eu 💌

See you!

🔔 Announcing check deposit on Qonto

Many of you have asked us about check deposits on Qonto in the past. After a few months of hard work and beta testing within our community, you’re finally able to deposit checks as part of your business. 🤗

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Even though the feature is now available, please notice that our philosophy has not changed. We consider checks to become more and more extinct in the near future. This feature shall be used as an exceptional solution for you, in case your customers have no other available payment option. 💸

For more traceability and security, fill in the check information (check issuer, amount, check number, date of issue) by accessing the App “Check Deposit“ section on a desktop.

Send us your check by mail within a week to the address that appears on your screen. Please be aware of the delay resulting from postal mailings. If we do not receive the check in time, we won’t be able to register the transaction.

Check deposits come with heavy manual processing costs to register the transaction and avoid fraud. Therefore, specific conditions apply to this feature:

  • the amount will appear on your account 15 working days after we’ve received the check by mail. This delay is due to the heavy manual processing to register the transaction and to avoid fraud,

  • checks must be made payable to the legal company name,

  • the amount collected by check cannot exceed €10.000 per month, within the limit of €5.000 per single check,

  • depending on your plan, additional fees may apply.

You're looking for a more efficient payment method? Transfers offer more advantages in terms of security and are free. 👌

Don’t hesitate to give us feedback on support@qonto.eu 💌

Qonto Team

🤳 A fresh look for transfers and requests on iOS & Android!

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We've updated the look-and-feel of the transfer orders and transfer requests sections to help you manage your upcoming payments effortlessly! 👨🏻‍🎨

Thank you for your feedback on support@qonto.eu , this is gold for us 🤗!

Qonto team

🔖 Making transfer requests even better!

Since day one, one of our key missions at Qonto has been to facilitate your company’s financial management. With the Requests feature, any team member with access to Qonto can initiate a transfer that will be validated by one of the account’s Admin.

From the day we released this feature at the beginning of last summer, many of you have reached out to us to suggest improvements.

Therefore, we are extremely happy to announce that you can now use:

  • Scheduled transfer requests: because what’s done is done. You can now anticipate transfer requests by setting up an execution date. If approved by an Admin, it will be processed on the chosen date automatically.

  • Standing transfer requests: you can initiate a payment to be executed on a weekly or monthly basis. Once approved, it will automatically be executed at each payment date.

  • Bulk transfer requests: team members - especially your finance manager - are now able to request bulk transfers by uploading an .XML file.

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And because we know that sometimes you have to keep an eye on the business while on the go, we've made it possible to review and approve all these transfers directly in our mobile applications (bulk transfers are coming very soon!)!

⛓Qonto introduces a new Referral program 🎁

Qonto released a new Referral program system allowing you to recommend Qonto to your peers and be rewarded for it. Here is how it works and how to keep track of potential rewards.

We’ve noticed that most of our 25.000+ users recommend Qonto to fellow business owners and we couldn’t be more grateful for this. Since this started organically, we’d like to fuel the movement and encourage referrals by offering a reward to you and your referees.

That’s why we introduced a brand new referral program. You can find it in the bottom left corner of your Qonto App.

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How does it work?

With this new system, each and every organization using qonto has a dedicated link that can be shared either on social media or via email to other companies eager to subscribe to Qonto.

You can copy/paste your company’s referral link from the Qonto app or fill-in directly your contacts email addresses and we’ll send them a personalized message on your behalf.

When signing up through your referral link, each company will receive a €10 credit on their Qonto account and you’ll receive an additional €10 on yours for putting a good word for us.

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Note : Both rewards are triggered after your referee’s first payment with a Qonto card.

We’ve also added a way to keep track of your earnings. As soon as companies start using your link to sign up, you'll see your pending and validated earnings in a side panel of the 'Recommend Qonto' tab.

Your opinion matters to us!

For any feedback or question, we encourage you to get in touch with our support team by email : support@qonto.eu!

📚 A brand new (and easier!) way to visualize attachments in Qonto

Qonto introduced earlier this week a brand new way to visualize transactions attachments in the Qonto app.

This update aims to provide you with a sleeker UX and let you visualize attachments while being able to fill in VAT rate, add custom labels or a note to let your team members know about the context of each spending.

This means you’ll be able to see the receipt on the left while the right-hand tab lets you pick:

  • VAT country
  • VAT rate
  • VAT amount

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Note: If you want to check how your admin can set up custom labels for your Qonto account, please check this page.

For accountants and finance managers who have to check each receipt individually, it’s also a much quicker and convenient way to check if the data is correct by comparing it with the actual document in one split view. They’re likely to save a lot of time and hassle. And so do you!

We hope that this new UX upgrade will help you get the most of your Qonto current account.

For any feedback or question, we encourage you to get in touch with our support team by email : support@qonto.eu!

⚽️ Team work gets a lot easier with Requests

Hello :)

At Qonto, we’re growing together with our users. As your team probably grew up in size over time, your needs have evolved and so should your favorite banking app.

A growing number of mid-size organisations among our clients have been asking us for a way to help streamline the workflow among their teams: one of the main demand was to let employees initiate transfers on behalf of their managers.

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We’re very (very) happy to say that: it’s now possible with Qonto 🚀

Introducing a validation flow

Employees who need to initiate a transfer can now use “Requests”, available today for all Premium accounts. Here’s how it works:

  • 📨 Members submit a transfer request and fill the required information
  • 📣 Admins are notified of this new request by email or push notification
  • ☑️ Admins approve or reject requests in 2 clicks (it works on our mobile apps too!)
  • 💶 Only approved transfers will be executed

We believe this is the best way to get a full control on your company’s finances while giving your team more independence and visibility on pending payments.

Empowering your team, one step at a time

Obviously, there are many possibilities to do even more, and as a matter of fact: more is to come soon to help you streamline the workflow in your organisation. Stay tuned! 😊

If you’re curious about the Requests feature or just want to share your feedback, you can reach us at support@qonto.eu as usual! We’ll be delighted to hear what you think about this!

Happy banking!

The Qonto team

😇 Give your accountant access to your account in a breeze!

Why should I give access to my accountant?

Providing your accountant with an access to your payment account is a great way to make his life easier and save a lot of time for yourself. ⏱

Once your accountant has access to Qonto, he/she becomes fully autonomous. That means they don't have to ask you for manual exports every once in a while : they can access and export all the information needed from Qonto (transactions, receipts, notes, VAT amounts, or labels).

Accountants using Qonto with at least one client report a significant amount of time saved, and their time is... your money! 💸

How can I invite my accountant?

Inviting your accountant just became easier than ever. To invite your accountant, head to the "teams" section of your app.

  1. Create a new invitation with the "accountant" role. All you have to fill in is a name and an email.
  2. Your accountant will receive an invitation email, including the details of everything they can do with their access, and a link to sign up
  3. To sign up, all your accountant needs to do is confirm their email, phone number, and define a strong password.

That's it: they're now IN ✌️

What if my accountant didn't respond to my first invitation?

Your accountant is a busy person, this happens. So we've added an option for you to invite your accountant again. Just click on their profile in the "Team" tab and click "Send invitation again".

We hope this simplified process is going to save you and your accountant a lot more time, so that you can focus on what matters most: running your company efficiently.

If you have any feedback about this (or anything else), please don't hesitate to reach out to support@qonto.eu - we're always listening.

Happy bookkeeping! 🤓

The Qonto team.

🔨 Qonto now works great on smaller screens!

Bonjour, Qontoers!

When browsing Qonto on the web with a small screen, your experience could get... sub-ideal, to say the least. 😕

The page didn't really adapt, and in some cases you had to zoom out or scroll sideways.

We heard you, and we fixed it! 🔧

Now, when space becomes limited, the main navigation moves from the side to the top your screen, to give more room to your content! Take a look:

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We hope you enjoy browsing your favorite banking site with this new layout! A few more tweaks, and we'll soon even make it possible for you to browse your favorite banking site on your iPad or Android tablet! 🙌

All the best,

The Qonto team

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