Blank Invoice Template: Banded Row
An invoice is a form of commercial document that nearly all business in the contemporary era utilize to evidence each and every transaction that they make with their customer. The use and importance of invoice has grown over time. As the businesses undergo expansion, keeping a track of everyday sales becomes more difficult. For this purpose, the selling organizations issue an invoice specifying all the lists of goods or services provided to the customer. This does not only help the organizations in keeping a summary of records to prepare the books of accounts but also to meet the statutory requirements like conducting audit in accounts.
The outline of an invoice is a complex and preparing an invoice as a new document is a wearisome task. In case, a company on an average generate fifty sales a day, it would be very difficult for the sales person to prepare fifty invoices from a scratch. There is a list of the particulars that are needed to be added in the invoice, let alone preparing the structure of invoice is very tedious. The free invoice templates are available to resolve this problem. These free invoice templates are pre made commercial invoices that come with pre-set styles and formatting.
Detailed description of Blank Invoice template
Compatible with Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or Mac Pages, this free invoice template specifies the type of document with the help of good sized lettered ‘INVOICE’ on the top right corner of the document. The main feature of this templates’ design is “banded row”: alternate line items are highlighted in grey tone, thus giving this invoice template unique professional look.
Following is mentioned the invoice number and date. Invoice number is the serial number which is an important particular of the invoice. The invoice number helps in preventing frauds since the transactions are mentioned in the books of accounts along with the invoice number. When the audit is conducted, the invoice must be shown as evidence.
The company’s information is kept left indented. Dummy logo should be replaced with your company logo. The company’s logo is succeeded by company’s information that includes the Name, complete address and contact information such as phone numbers, fax numbers, email address or web address.
The Customer information is kept left indented while the shipping information is typed across from it. Customer information includes:
- Name of the customer
- Address of the customer
- Contact information of the customer
The shipping information also provides blanks to input the afore-mentioned particulars, if different from the billing information. Often the businesses request to ship the goods in their warehouses that are located at some other place than their head office.
There is a blank space provided for comments or special instructions.
A single celled table is drawn next, which includes the following information:
- Sales person
- P.O number
- Shipped via
- F.O.B points
Following is the four-column table that provides special column for the product description. The important particulars included in this table are:
- Quantity of the items sold
- Unit price
At the end of the ‘Total’ column, the subtotal is calculated. Adjusted to this subtotal is the amount of sales tax and shipping and handling charges. Ultimately, it provides the space for total amount due on the customer.
Microsoft Word 2007
|Uploaded:||June 27, 2011|
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