Changes & Updates in 2023

FreshBooks is constantly being updated and improved to make running your business even easier so you have more time to focus on what you love. Release notes (also known as a changelog) are below for all of the new features and improvements that have been added in 2023.
Want to see what we've done last year? Check out Changes and Updates in 2022 here.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2023

Coming Soon

See some upcoming improvements coming out this year, as well as current features and improvements that may be available to some users for now:
CategoryComing SoonDetails
InvoicesAdd a Line Update for Invoices
In Beta: When working on Invoices, the Add a Line button makes it clearer when re-using an existing Item and when creating a new Item to reduce duplicates.
SettingsVerify By Code
In Beta: When signing up for FreshBooks, you have the option to verify your account by code or by email.
Team MembersTeam Member Profile
In Beta: Add Team Members as Unassigned to store their information at no extra cost.
*In Beta - This feature is being tested on some accounts before it will be available to everyone else.
*Upcoming - This feature is not available in any accounts but will be in the near future.


CategoryChanges & UpdatesDetails
Clients & VendorsAddress Line 2 added to CSV ImportsWhen importing a list of Clients or Vendors, Address Line 2 can now be included in the CSV file.
ExpensesCurrency Format added to CSV ImportWhen importing a list of Expenses, you can now choose the format your currency is in.
AccountingSearch Bank TransactionsYou can now search your Unreconciled Bank Transactions by amount, date, or description.
MobileUpdated Invoice Options Menu on AndroidThe options menu is now updated to reflect all functionality while creating or editing Invoices on the FreshBooks Mobile App for Android.


CategoryChanges & UpdatesDetails
Payments & MobileOnline Payments Settings & Partial Payments on iOSSet up online payments and manage them in the new Online Payments Settings area, as well as accept partial payments while creating or editing Invoices on the FreshBooks Mobile App for iOS.
Expenses & BillsReceipt Scanning Potential MatchesIf a scanned Receipt matches the Date and Amount of an existing Expense or Bill, this is flagged as a Potential Match for you to attach the image to instead.
SettingsStart Week OnChoose whether you want calendars to start on Sunday or Monday in your account.
Items & ServicesIncome Account for Items & Services Items & Services can now be assigned to Income Accounts in your Chart of Accounts.


CategoryChanges & UpdatesDetails
PaymentsImproved Layout for PaymentsLayouts have been improved with easier fields when creating or editing Payments.
MobileUpdated Invoice Options Menu on iOSThe options menu is now updated to reflect all functionality while creating or editing Invoices on the FreshBooks Mobile App for iOS.
Invoices, Estimates & ProposalsView History Date UpdatesWhen viewing the history on an Invoice, Estimate, or Proposal, the year is displayed next to any date stamp if the event did not occur in the present year.
Projects & ReportsCapacity for Team Members and Team Utilization ReportAs part of Project Profitability, you can now set your Team Members' Capacity and track the utilization rate on the Team Utilization Report.
Clients, Invoices, Estimates & ProposalsState & Provinces AbbreviatedIf the Country is set to Canada or the US for any address, the Province or State is automatically abbreviated (two letters) on Invoices, Estimates and Proposals. 


CategoryChanges & UpdatesDetails
MobileCustom Due Dates on iOSSet a custom Due Date for Invoices on the FreshBooks Mobile App for iOS.
MobileShorter Links in Share via Link on Android Share Link now generates a shorter unique link on the FreshBooks Mobile App for Android.
Bank ConnectionsWarning When Disconnecting Bank AccountWhen clicking Disconnect for a specific Bank Connection, a warning message is now displayed with next steps.
Clients & VendorsAddress Line 2 added to CSV ExportsWhen exporting a list of Clients or Vendors, Address Line 2 is now included in the CSV file.
Invoices & ClientsEmpty State Totals Default to Business' Base CurrencyTotals displayed at the top of your list of Invoices and Clients now default to your Business' Base Currency for new accounts.
ClientsEdit Client Update & Potential Duplicate ClientWhile on an Invoice, Estimate or Proposal, editing a Client will edit the Client's profile directly. Creating Clients will now check if the email is in use for another Client profile before saving the Client.


CategoryChanges & UpdatesDetails
Invoices, Estimates & ProposalsEdit Business Information UpdateWhile on an Invoice, Estimate or Proposal, hover your Business details and click on Edit Business Information to edit your details directly inside your Business profile.
Credits, Invoices, Estimates & ProposalsShow or Hide Phone Number and AddressOn Invoices, Recurring Templates, Estimates, Proposals and Credits, you can now show or hide your Business' Phone Number and/or Address.
Apps & ReportsFlat Rate Scheme Support for Making Tax Digital (MTD) SubmissionsThe Flat Rate Scheme is now supported in Making Tax Digital (MTD) Submissions.
Accounting, Reports & ExpensesAdvanced Accounting, customization on Chart of Accounts, Journal Entry Report & Improved Expense CategorizationOwners can access Advanced Accounting features to add Journal Entries and customize the Chart of Accounts and Expense Categories. Reports, including the new Journal Entry Report, will show the added granularity of customized accounts.