Manage Ads account billing setup from your manager account

A billing setup contains information about how you pay and your document delivery addresses, which is used to generate and deliver monthly invoices. This article shows you how to create and manage billing setups for your Ads client accounts.

Note: You can use the same billing setup for multiple Google Ads client accounts and receive one consolidated invoice per month. Learn more about consolidated billing

Before you begin

Create a new billing setup from your manager account

  1. Sign in to your Google Ads manager account.
  2. Click the tools icon  in the upper right-hand corner, then under 'Billing', select Billing documents.
  3. Click the plus button Open Create menu icon
  4. On the next page, select the billing country and currency.
  5. Enter the payments profile ID or search for the payments profile ID that you want to use with this new billing setup. With the payments profile, you’re choosing who will be financially responsible for your Google Ads account.
  6. Under “How you pay” enter the desired billing setup details:
  7. Invoice name
  8. Email address for invoice delivery
  9. Mailing address for invoice delivery (optional)
  10. Bill-to address
  11. Service agreement
  12. Click Create billing setup.

The newly created billing setup will appear in your “Billing setups” page under your manager account and can be used after you refresh the page.

Add an existing billing setup to a new client account

  1. Sign in to your Google Ads manager account.
  2. From the page menu on the left, click Accounts, then click Performance along the top.
  3. Click the client account where you want to add a billing setup.
  4. Click the tools icon  in the upper right-hand corner, then under 'Billing', select Billing documents.
  5. On the “Billing configuration” page, click Select existing billing setup.
  6. In the new window, select the desired Billing setup, and click Save and continue.
  7. On the “Budget setup” page, enter your budget details and click Save and finish.

Add a new billing setup to a new client account

When configuring billing for a client or manager account, you can also choose to create a new billing setup to be linked to your client or manager account.

  1. Sign in to your Google Ads manager account.
  2. From the page menu on the left, click Accounts, then click Performance along the top.
  3. Select the client account where you want to add a billing setup.
  4. Click the tools icon  in the upper right-hand corner, then under 'Billing', select Billing documents.
  5. On the “Billing configuration” page, click Create a new billing setup.
  6. In the new window, select the manager account that you want your setup created under.
  7. Select the billing country. Note that the account’s currency was set when the account was created, so the currency can’t be changed.
  8. Enter the payments profile ID or search for the payments profile ID that you want to use with this new billing setup. With the payments profile, you’re choosing who will be financially responsible for your Google Ads account.
  9. Enter the desired invoice setup details:
  10. Invoice name
  11. Email address invoice delivery
  12. Mailing address invoice delivery (optional)
  13. Bill-to address
  14. Service agreement
  15. Click Create and select setup.
  16. On the “Budget setup” page, enter your budget details and click Save and finish.

Change the billing setup for a client account

  1. Sign in to your Google Ads manager account.
  2. From the page menu on the left, click Accounts, then click Budgets.
  3. From the “Payments account” column, select the billing setup that you want to change.
  4. Click Billing transfers from the page menu on the left, then select Change invoice setup.
  5. Select a date for the change, or select As soon as possible.
  6. Next to “Billing configuration”, choose either Select existing billing setup or Create new billing setup, and click Save and continue.
  7. On the “Budget setup” page, enter your budget details and click Save and finish.
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