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Assuming you have downloaded and installed Uniform Invoice Software:

  1. Download Blank Service Invoicing Template. Double-click the downloaded file to extract all files.
  2. Open the template "blankservice.xlsx" or "blankservice-uis.xlsx" with Microsoft Excel.
  3. Click "Design Mode" on the "Invoice" Excel ribbon tab to put it into design mode.
  4. Enter your business information and replace the default logo image to make it your own. (How?)
  5. Click "Design Mode" again to exit design mode.
  6. Create invoice (tutorial movie)!

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Blank Service Invoicing Template

Blank Service Invoicing Template (c3008)

c3008 now includes the customized invoice template for the latest version of Uniform Invoice Software. This is what you will see when you open blankservice-uis.xlsx.

Blank Service Invoicing Template (UIS Edition)

Blank Service Invoicing Template - UIS edition

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Download this if you have already installed UIS, but are looking for additional customized templates.

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Download this if you want this design to be set as the default template by the installer program.

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Use this Blank Service Invoice Template to standardize your invoices and generate professional invoices quickly. The downloadable template in Excel format calculates totals and taxes automatically so that you don't have to do that manually.

Here on InvoicingTemplate.com we offer ready-to-use invoicing templates for free. Each template comes with two editions - one that can be used without installing Uniform Invoice Software (UIS), and the another that should be used with UIS. By installing UIS, the Blank Service Invoice Template could be a complete invoicing system, with the ability for tracking clients, items, invoices and payments. UIS supports all layouts and formats that are available here on InvoicingTemplate.com. You're probably at the point in your small business where the time it takes to make an invoice equals a small, but noticeable gap in your potential earnings. Thankfully smart business owners acame up with the great idea of using the computer to create a fill-it-in-yourself templates to solve this problem. Long gone are the days of minutes of making invoices piling up into hours. Our templates are designed in a what-you-see-is-what-you-get way. So even if you are new to computers and invoicing, it should be less that minutes to draft your first professional-looking bill with our blank invoice forms.

This template offers a free and professional invoicing form that's easy to fill out and present to your clients. It is also a customized version of Generic Service Bill Sample. Simply fill in the fields and you are ready to email, or print and mail the invoice. There are plenty of small businesses that still use a blank paper forms to bill their customers. This is common for repair services that visit a home or business and collect a check immediately after work is done. The customer should always receive a receipt, and an invoice can act as the receipt. If you are looking for a form design other than what you can find at your local office supply store, try our free Excel templates below.

If you are handy with Excel, you could also try modifying one of the templates listed on the right. This template is an excellent starting point for creating your own company's invoicing form. The template is offered free of charge. This customized design provides form fields for invoice numbers, date, order information, billing information and a table for including product or service information and dollar amounts. Suitable for general small business use, the form provides space for inserting a company logo on the top of the form. Someone may like to place the logo on the bottom of the page, the steps is to first unprotect the spreadsheet, and then switch to design mode, and then move the logo image, as detailed below.

The protection of the "Invoice" worksheet in Blank Service Invoicing Template prevents accidental modifications to layouts and formulas. If you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, it could even display a warning message when you close a template without protecting the worksheet. However for the purpose of this sample, we should firstly unprotect the worksheet in Blank Service Invoicing Template.

In design mode, Microsoft Excel allows you to move, add, or delete controls or images inside Blank Service Invoicing Template. Note that if you have our invoicing program installed, and you are running Excel 2007, Excel 2010 and Excel 2013, it already provides a Design Mode button on the ribbon tab, so that you don't have to switch to design mode manually. Our invoicing software is able to turn a simple spreadsheet into a powerful invoicing system, with the ability to manage customers, products, bills and payments, it also includes various tools that could help you configure the layout of your form, such as the number of taxes and tax names and rates. If you don't have our invoicing program installed, here are how you can switch to design mode manually.

  • In Excel 2003 click the Design Mode button on the Control Toolbox toolbar. Tip: If the Control Toolbox toolbar is invisible, click Excel menu View > Toolbars > Control Toolbox.
  • In Excel 2007, Excel 2010 and Excel 2013, click the Design Mode button in the Controls group of the Developer tab.

    TIP: If the Developer tab is not available in Excel 2007, do the following to display it: a) Click Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options; b) In the Popular category, under Top options for working with Excel, select the Show Developer tab in the Ribbon check box, and then click OK.

    Or in Excel 2010 and Excel 2013 to display the Developer tab: a) Click File > Options > Customize Ribbon; b) In the area on the right, ensure that the box next to Developer is checked; c) When you click OK, the Developer tab will appear in the ribbon.

Once you have finished your design work for Blank Service Invoicing Template, click the Design Mode button again to exit design mode.

Once Blank Service Invoicing Template is unprotected and switched into design mode, you can now move the controls to the new location you like. To do this, click to select a control, or push the CTRL on your keyboard and then select all the controls you want to move using mouse. Then, drag (one of) the select controls to move them to the new location.

Note that if you use the Uniform Invoice Software and need to show the control on an extracted worksheet, then the control should be named with an "oknWidget_" prefix. For example, if you move the Taxable checkboxes into the printable form, then the checkboxes should be named with "oknWidget_" prefix, such as oknWidget_taxtable1, oknWidget_taxable2, oknWidget_taxable3...

While the free version of Blank Service Invoicing Template is simple, the result created by using this template is as beautiful and professional as many commercial invoicing software program, or even better. It is an ideal tool for small businesses and freelances who offer services and don't need a shipping section on their invoicing form. It is a good service bill creator, but if you need more features, like management of customers, products / service items, invoices and payments, just install Uniform Invoice Software to make all the buttons on Blank Service Invoicing Template work for you.

The template has two taxes set on the bottom of the form, GST and PST. You can modify the tax names and rates easily by simply type in what meets your suitation once the spreadsheet is unprotected. If you need only one tax or need no tax, install UIS, and modify the taxing rules by several simple mouse clicks.

If you use the Uniform Invoice Software version of Blank Service Invoicing Template, there are additional taxing options on the Taxes tab of the Settings window. The first is the option for choosing the number of tax items; you have 3 choices - no tax, one tax and two taxes. Secondly, you can set the names and rates in percentage for each tax, such as VAT, GST or PST, or simply Sales Tax. Thirdly, there are a group of checkbox options on the dialog box, including: "Tax invoice total including shipping cost", which adds the shipping cost to the taxable amount when checked; "Tax 2 is applied to tax 1", which adds the amount of "tax 1" to the taxable amount if checked; and "tax rate can be zero", which allows you to set any of the tax rates to be the value of zero. If you modify the options on this dialog box, the spreadsheet will be changed accordingly if needed.

Like other form designs here on InvoicingTemplate.com, Blank Service Billing Form is free (offered to you at a price of 0.00USD). It works on Windows XP and all newer versions of Windows, and Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Format and Specification

Template#c3008
NameBlank Service Invoicing Template
CategoryService Invoice Template
Release DateSunday, October 5, 2014
Format (XLS or XLSX).xlsx
Excel Version Excel 2003 / Excel 2007 / Excel 2010 / Excel 2013 / Excel 2016
Feature Gallery
Columns3
Lines12
Line Height (Points)19.50
Print Area$G$2:$P$44
Printable with Papaer Size / OrientationA4 (210 mm x 297 mm) - Portrait
Default Margins (Points)
Left36.00
Right36.00
Top72.00
Bottom72.00

Update History

December 21, 2016

  • The logo image (placeholder) is now an Excel Picture object, which replaced the original ActiveX image object.

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