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Get a transaction

Returns a transaction using its ID.

Use the include parameter to include related entities in the response.

Path Parameters

transaction_idstringrequired

Paddle ID of the transaction entity to work with.

Query Parameters

includestring

Include related entities in the response.

Response

dataobject

Represents a transaction entity with included entities.

idstring

Unique Paddle ID for this transaction entity, prefixed with txn_.

statusstring

Status of this transaction. You may set a transaction to billed or canceled, other statuses are set automatically by Paddle. Automatically-collected transactions may return completed if payment is captured successfully, or past_due if payment failed.

customer_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the customer that this transaction is for, prefixed with ctm_.

address_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the address that this transaction is for, prefixed with add_.

business_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the business that this transaction is for, prefixed with biz_.

custom_dataobject or null

Your own structured key-value data.

currency_codestring

Supported three-letter ISO 4217 currency code. Must be USD, EUR, or GBP if collection_mode is manual.

originstring

Describes how this transaction was created.

subscription_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the subscription that this transaction is for, prefixed with sub_.

invoice_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the invoice that this transaction is related to, prefixed with inv_. Used for compatibility with the initial version of the Paddle Invoice API.

invoice_numberstring or null

Invoice number for this transaction. Automatically generated by Paddle when you mark a transaction as billed where collection_mode is manual.

collection_modestring

How payment is collected for this transaction. automatic for checkout, manual for invoices.

discount_idstring or null

Paddle ID of the discount applied to this transaction, prefixed with dsc_.

billing_detailsobject or null

Details for invoicing. Required if collection_mode is manual.

billing_periodobject or null

Time period that this transaction is for. Set automatically by Paddle for recurring subscriptions to describe the period that charges are for.

itemsarray[object]

List of items on this transaction. For calculated totals, use details.line_items.

detailsobject

Calculated totals for a transaction, including proration, discounts, tax, and currency conversion. Considered the source of truth for totals on a transaction.

paymentsarray[object]

List of payment attempts for this transaction, including successful payments. Sorted by created_at in descending order, so most recent attempts are returned first.

checkoutobject or null

Paddle Checkout details for this transaction. Returned for automatically-collected transactions and where billing_details.enable_checkout is true for manually-collected transactions; null otherwise.

created_atstring<date-time>

RFC 3339 datetime string of when this entity was created. Set automatically by Paddle.

updated_atstring<date-time>

RFC 3339 datetime string of when this entity was updated. Set automatically by Paddle.

billed_atstring<date-time> or null

RFC 3339 datetime string of when this transaction was marked as billed. null for transactions that are not billed or completed. Set automatically by Paddle.

addressobject

Address for this transaction. Returned when the include parameter is used with the address value and the transaction has an address_id.

adjustmentsarray[object]

Represents an adjustment entity.

adjustments_totalsobject

Object containing totals for all adjustments on a transaction. Returned when the include parameter is used with the adjustments_totals value.

businessobject

Business for this transaction. Returned when the include parameter is used with the business value and the transaction has a business_id.

customerobject

Customer for this transaction. Returned when the include parameter is used with the customer value and the transaction has a customer_id.

discountobject

Discount for this transaction. Returned when the include parameter is used with the discount value and the transaction has a discount_id.

metaobject

Information about this response.

request_idstring

Unique ID for the request relating to this response. Provide this when contacting Paddle support about a specific request.