Paying another company on Smartcat

Smartcat allows companies to pay any other company for any language industry-related service.

If you have a company that you need to pay to, you can do it in one of the following ways:

Method 1: Manually via the Payments section:

Note: This method will be available after Aug 19, 2019.

  1. To add the vendor to your team:
    • Find the vendor in the LSP marketplace.
    • Open their page.
    • Click Add as Vendor.

    • Go to Payments.
    • Click Add supplier job.
    • In the dropdown list, select the vendor you want to pay.
    • Enter the other details as needed and save the job.
  2. To create an invoice:
    • Go to Payments.
    • Click Add supplier job.
    • In the dropdown list, select the vendor you want to pay.
    • Enter the other details as needed and save the job.
  3. To pay the invoice:
    • Select the job you just created.
    • Click Create Invoice and Pay.
    • In the dialog that opens, click Go to Invoice.
      Alternatively, close the dialog. You can always find the invoice later under Payments > Invoices.
    • Click Pay by Card to settle the invoice right now via online card payment.
      Alternatively, click Pay by Invoice to download the invoice as PDF and process it further.

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Method 2: Via Excel import

  1. To import:
    • Download the Excel Payment Template.
    • Fill out the payment data.
    • In the Supplier Type column, enter “company”.
    • Go to Payments > Import.
    • Click Upload.
    • Wait for a confirmation email from Smartcat that your invoice is ready.To import:
  2. To pay:
    • Open the link from the confirmation email or go to Payments > Invoices.
    • Find the invoice relating to that payment.
    • Click Pay by Card to settle the invoice right now via online card payment.
      Alternatively, click Pay by Invoice to download the invoice as PDF and process it further.

Method 3: Via API

To pay a company via the API:

  1. Call POST /api/integration/v2/invoice/job .
    • Set supplierType to company .
    • Set supplierEmail to the vendor’s email.
  2. To pay for the job:
    • Select the job you just created.
    • Click Create Invoice and Pay.
    • In the dialog that opens, click Go to Invoice.
      Alternatively, close the dialog. You can always find the invoice later under Payments > Invoices.
    • Click Pay by Card to settle the invoice right now via online card payment.
      Alternatively, click Pay by Invoice to download the invoice as PDF and process it further.

Once we have received the payment, we’ll send a notification to the payee using the email you specified when adding the job. Once the payee follows the emailed link, the money will go to their Smartcat balance. They can then either withdraw it to their company bank account or use it to pay freelancers or other companies.

How much does it cost?

  • To pay: per subscription.
  • To withdraw money from the balance:
    • FREE in the USA and EU
    • Around $1 in China, Turkey, UK, Australia, India.
    • $3 in other locations.
  • To pay someone else from the balance:
    • Same as “to pay” above.