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About the enhanced billing platform for enterprises

This article explores the billing platform's key functionalities, and how it can help you manage your spending more effectively.

Who can use this feature?

The enhanced billing platform is available to all enterprise accounts, and organizations owned by enterprise accounts, created after June 2, 2024. Enterprises that participated in the beta program also have access to the enhanced billing platform.

The enhanced billing platform provides better spending control and detailed usage insights with granular controls.

Available products

The following products are available in the enhanced billing platform:

  • GitHub Actions
  • GitHub Codespaces
  • GitHub Copilot
  • GitHub Packages
  • Git Large File Storage

Key functionalities

With the enhanced billing platform, you can:

  • Estimate spending: Understand where your (annual, monthly, etc.) spending is trending based on the usage across costs centers and budgets.
  • Gather insights and data: Generate usage reports to share with your team or stakeholders, and know if you're on track with your budget.
  • Charge business units: Improve accountability by creating and assigning organizations, repositories, and members to cost centers.
  • Prevent overspending: Use budgets and alerts to track and control your spending.
  • Observe and understand spending: Understand how your spending changes over time and across which products.

How do I know if I can access the enhanced billing platform?

You have access to the enhanced billing platform if you have an enterprise account, or if you are part of an organization owned by an enterprise account, created after June 2, 2024. Enterprises that participated in the beta program also have access to the enhanced billing platform. To check if you have access:

  1. In the top-right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your enterprises.

  2. In the list of enterprises, click the enterprise you want to view.

If you have access, there will be a Billing & Licensing option in the enterprise account sidebar.