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What are the benefits of bank feeds?

A bank feed, also known as a data feed, links your business transaction accounts with your business accounting software, and can help:

 

  • Saves time on manual data entry – and helps to avoid mistakes
  • Provides better visibility and control of your finances
  • Makes it easier to get ready for tax time
  • Can be connected or disconnected online, without the need to visit a branch.

What accounting software packages can I connect to?

Your business accounts can be linked to any of these products:

  • MYOB
  • Xero
  • QuickBooks Online
  • BGL Corporate Solutions
  • CAPIFY
  • CLASS
  • Desktop Super
  • Eagle Shared Services
  • RECKON
  • SAASU
  • Sage
  • SISS Data Services
  • SuperConcepts

 

 

How do I set up my bank feeds in Online Banking?

Bank feeds can be set up by signing into Online Banking from a desktop (not a mobile). Watch our 2-minute guide to see how easy it is.

Sign in to set up your bank feeds

How to set up (or disconnect) bank feeds guide

 

Once your bank feeds have been activated, the transaction data from the accounts you have connected will be sent to your accounting software provider daily.

What else do I need to know about bank feeds?

Yes. Before you can set up a bank feed in Online Banking, it must be set up with your chosen third-party software provider. Contact them to find out how.

Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 236KB) before making a decision.

Not all accounts are eligible to be connected via a bank feed. These can include loan accounts and accounts requiring multiple authorisations for transactions.