Getting your admin tasks all prepared for sending is one of the most important parts of being self-employed. This is how you will get paid for the work you do, so make sure this is handle in advance so you can stay on top of your projects.
Here we have put together how to get everything organised for invoicing on the go!
Creating a Template
Creating a standard invoice template for your business is the quickest and easiest way to speed up your invoicing process.
But remember you need to include some important details, such as:
- A Unique Identification Number
- Your company name, address, and contact information
- The company name and address of the customer you’re invoicing a clear description of what you’re charging for
- A supply date & the date of the invoice
- A breakdown of the amount you’re charging your client
- The amount of VAT applicable
- The total amount owed
If you’re a sole trader, you’ll also need to include:
- Your name and any business name being used
- An address where any legal documents can be delivered to you
You should always put as much detail on your invoice as possible, for transparency with your client and yourself should. So, if anything goes wrong or if anyone is unsure then you have that to check.
So, once you have created an invoice template for your business, then filling it out will be a simple task to do when you have many projects.
But if you any help designing or putting together your template, we’ve listed free online platforms that have templates you can choose from below!
FREE Invoicing Solutions
Let us know if you followed any of these tips or did something we haven’t mentioned below, we would love to hear from you!