An invoice is a request for payment from the supplier specifying the goods or services provided to the buyer.
An invoice is a legally binding document (provided both parties have accepted the payment and other conditions) that a supplier sends to the buyer after the goods or services have been provided.
In different parts of the world, an invoice is also called an “invoice”.
The standard sales invoice must make it clear that this is an invoice. You must also have a unique invoice number and invoice date. The contact details of the seller and the invoice recipient are usually included in the invoice. that is, the buyer.
The invoice usually lists the goods or services delivered to the customer and must include the total amount and the required taxes.
There are many different types of bills, eg. Proforma, commercial invoice, progress billing, working time billing, recurring billing and much more.
For complete instructions on how to use an invoice and how to use the invoice templates, see our blog “What is an invoice and how can I create one?”.
For a complete list of different types of invoices, see our pro-forma invoice and other types of invoices blog.