Remove tax number from invoices or other documents

Edit your branding theme to remove your tax number from sales invoices, statements, credit notes, quotes, purchase orders, receipts and remittance advices.

The tax number is the GST number you entered in Financial Settings.

Remove your tax number from a standard theme

Remove your tax number from sales invoices, statements, credit notes, quotes, purchase orders, receipts and remittance advices that use a standard branding theme.

  1. Click Settings, then select General Settings.
  2. Under Features, click Invoice Settings.
  3. Next to the standard theme you want to update, click Options then select Edit.

    Image showing the Options menu and Edit option in the Getting Started wizard.

  4. Uncheck the Show tax number field.

    Image showing the standard invoice branding theme's show tax number field unchecked.

  5. Click Save.

Remove your tax number from a custom branding theme

Read the rules and recommendations for using custom templates before you custom your DOCX template.

To remove your tax number from a custom branding theme:

  1. Click Settings, then select General Settings.
  2. Under Features, click Invoice Settings.
  3. Find the theme you want to change and click Download.
  4. Use Microsoft Word (or equivalent) to open the template you want to change from the ZIP file.
  5. Delete fields «OrganisationTaxDisplayName» and «OrganisationTaxDisplayNumber».

    Move or delete fields from DOCX templates

    Image showing the docx OrganisationTaxDisplayName and OrganisationTaxDisplayNumber fields highlighted.

  6. Save the file to your computer.
  7. In Xero on the Invoice Settings screen, click Upload to upload your edited file and update the custom template.