Your PureCloud invoice explained
Your PureCloud invoice includes all of the items on your PureCloud subscription, including user licenses (both pre-paid and overage), device charges, resource charges, telco usage charges and applicable taxes.
Here’s what to look for:
- Payable in: Customer’s currency for payment
- Payment Terms: “Net 30″ indicates that full payment is expected within 30 days.
- Service Period: The dates of service for which usage is being billed.
- Description: Name of the product.
- Qty: Quantity of the product consumed during the service period.
- Rate: Per Unit Rate for the product
- Amount: Total amount for the line item
Core Services and Fees:
These include your user licenses for PureCloud 1/2/3, Communicate, and apps / add-ons to PureCloud purchased via the AppFoundry .
PureCloud User vs. PureCloud User – Prepay:
Your invoice may contain both “User” and “User – Prepay” line items for products that have pre-paid and overage rates.
- PureCloud User: Number of PureCloud users to be paid in the billing cycle at the overage (non-prepay) rate
- PureCloud User – Prepay: Number of PureCloud users to be paid in the billing cycle at the pre-pay rate
These include any IVR Overage or Data Storage charges for usage in the period above the Fair Use Policy, as well as SMS & Messaging charges (PureCloud 3 customers only).
Your PureCloud subscription comes with an allocation of monthly included IVR minutes and Data Storage.
IVR allocations are described in detail here: https://help.mypurecloud.com/articles/routing-usage/
Data Storage allocations are described in detail here: https://help.mypurecloud.com/articles/data-storage-usage/
SMS messages are billed per message sent or received. ACD messaging is billed per conversation.
SMS and ACD Messaging rates and charges are described here: https://help.mypurecloud.com/articles/acd-messaging-pricing/
These include charges for Physical Edges, Virtual Edges, Phones or other physical devices that may be included on your subscription.
Telco Usage Charges: These charges include Toll-Free Calling Service, Inbound and Outbound Calling Service, Call Surcharges and Number Setup Charges. Telco Usage Charges and bill reconciliation processes are described in detail here.
Taxes and Fees: These include federal, state, and local taxes and fees that apply to your PureCloud charges.
Finding PureCloud Usage Information
You can view your billing and usage summary inside of PureCloud as described here: https://help.mypurecloud.com/articles/view-billing-usage-summary/
The subscription area will show you the Users, Devices and Resources that you are consuming including contracted (committed) and overage amounts.
Understanding Committed Users
Question: I committed to 20 users, and only used 10, why I am still being billed for 20?
You will be billed for at least your committed user amount, regardless of actual usage. Any users over the committed amount are billed at an overage rate.
Understanding Ramp Billing
Question: I am in the ramp period, why does my invoice have 20 prepay on it?
On your last invoice during the ramp period, you will start being invoiced for your prepay users.
Understanding Resource Overages
Question: I had 3671 GB of overage storage. Where do I see my usage?
Go to Admin > Sub > Resources Report
Understanding License Usage
Question: I had 25 PureCloud 2 Users and 10 PureCloud 2 User-Prepay. Where do I see my usage?
Go to Admin > Sub > Usage Report