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Freelance Invoice Template

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Freelance Billing Template

If you are a freelancer and or running a small business, doing writing, designing or as a consultant or carpenter, a professional looking invoicing template helps you get paid fast. Download Freelance Invoice Template now and start creating invoices in seconds.

Professional Freelance Bill

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Professional Freelance Bill

The template has no tax set by default (the tax cells are hidden and not printable). With Uniform Invoice Software installed, you can easily change it to one tax or two taxes, depending on your particular needs. Simply click the Settings button on the ribbon tab, and then go to the Taxes tab, choose your tax type (no tax, one tax, two taxes), enter the tax name such as VAT, and the rate, click Apply and you are done! With this flexibility, we can say this template is not only suitable for freelancer, limited company and also sole trader, whether they are VAT-registered or not.

PayPal Payment Button Using Custom Image

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PayPal Payment Button Using Custom Image
  1. Backup your template. You can do so in Windows Explorer by copying the file.
  2. Open the template as usual.
  3. Switch to design mode by clicking the "Design Mode" button on the "Invoice" ribbon tab. This ribbon tab is created by our invoicing / billing software (UIS) is visible only when you open an invoice or receipt template (as the samples hosted here on InvoicingTemplate.com). It does not show when you open a general Excel spreadsheet / workbook file.
  4. Click the "Add / Update PayPal Button" on the ribbon.
  5. On the "PayPal Payments" dialog box, fill in your PayPal account email address.
  6. Set any other options / preferences as need. Click the "Add / Update PayPal Button" command near the bottom of the dialog box. This adds the default button to the Excel worksheet, with the standard button image provided by PayPal. Visit PayPal buttons, logos, and marks to find out more.
  7. Right-click on the image and choose "Change Picture" from the shortcut menu. The "Insert Pictures" dialog box appears.
  8. Click the "Browse" link on the "From a file" section, or search for online image using a search engine like Google or Bing. In this example, for the purpose of demonstration, we just use another standard image provided by PayPal.
  9. Note that when the picture is selected, Excel shows a "Picture Tools / Format" ribbon tab, where you can find tools like "Remove Background", "Corrections" (adjustment tools for sharpen, soften, brightness and contrast), color tools like "Color Saturation", "Color Tone" and "Recolor", a group of "Artistic Effects", and many more. By using these tools, you can easily change the appearance of the image / picture.
  10. Exit design mode by clicking the "Design Mode" button on Excel "Invoice" ribbon.
  11. Save the template by clicking the Save button on Excel quick access toolbar.

Freelance Writer Invoice

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Freelance Writer Billing Template

Another important invoicing tips for freelancer writers or designers is tracking invoices and payments. While the pure Excel-formatted template does produce beautiful and professional invoices, it is not easy when it comes to number and tracking invoices / payments. With pure Excel spreadsheet template, you have to number invoices manually and track payments manually. And as a freelancer, you may not want to use those expensive and complex accounting / bookkeeping software systems. This is no longer a problem if you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, which is our Excel-based desktop invoicing software app that connect an Excel spreadsheet template with back end database, offers advanced features like management of customers, products, invoices and payments. Feel free to download the fully functional trail version and see how it works for you. The invoicing app is also able to generate PDF copy of your freelance invoice and send it to your customer electronically.

Dog Walking Invoice Sample

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Dog Walker Bill Format

This template is based on cn003 Service Invoicing Template, a member of our service invoice samples. The basic layout remains the same in this new version, bug the addition of the dog walker image makes this form design stands out from the general bill forms.

Locksmith Invoice Sample

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Locksmith Invoice Sample
  1. Backup your template. To do this, copy the Excel workbook file in Windows Explorer.
  2. Open the template.
  3. Go to the "Invoice" ribbon tab, push down the "Design Mode" button. If you cannot find the ribbon tab, install Uniform Invoice Software.
  4. Push your mouse down on the row 39 heading, drag to row 43 and release the mouse key. This selects all the rows from 39 to 43.
  5. Right-click one of the selected row heading, choose "Hide" from the shortcut menu.
  6. Once you are satisfied with result, exit "Design Mode" by clicking the same button again
  7. Save the template by clicking the "Save" button on Excel quick access toolbar.

Logo Design Invoice Sample

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Logo Design Bill Format

This sample in Excel spreadsheet format could give you some creative invoice ideas. You can use it directly, or use it as a starting point of design your own layout. To make sure your sheet works with Uniform Invoice Software, follow the rules defined the customizing a template document. You can also modify the form slightly to create a logo design quote or proposal.

Software Development Invoice Sample

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Software Development Billing Form

The whole sheet adopts a "Blue" color theme. With Excel's new themed color management, you can easily change it by firstly switch to Design Mode, and then go to the "Page Layout" tab. Play with the options inside the "Themes" group, such as "Themes", "Colors", "Fonts" and "Effects". You may find it is so easy to change the look and feel of the entire form with just a few mouse clicks.

Masonry Invoice Sample

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Masonry Billing Form

This template is based on c5039 Sample Service Invoice Template: Using Handwriting Signature that demonstrates how to add a signature image to the form. In this new template, we kept the original signature image. You can delete it completely or replace it with your own signature image. It is added as an Excel "Picture" object. Remember, in order to keep it on the PDF masonry invoice generated with Uniform Invoice Software, you need to name it with "oknWidget" prefix, such as "oknWidget_signature". Otherwise, Uniform Invoice Software will remove it, just remove other button objects like "oknCmdExtract", " oknCmdCustomer" etc. The customization rule is described in the Customizing Invoice Template document.

Production Assistant Bill Sample

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Video Production Invoice

If you are a production assistant, camera operator, videographer, video editor, music producer, or have any filmmaking related jobs, doing it as a freelancer, independent contractor or incorporated company, this PA invoice template helps you create attractive invoice in no time.

Translation Service Receipt

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Translation Receipt Template

Whether you're a freelance translator or interpreter, or you're running a small business offering translating service, it is import to receive payment timely. A professionally designed receipt (invoice) helps. You don't need an expensive accounting or book keeping software program for that. A free and simple spreadsheet sheet template like this one produces elegant results too.

Hairdressing Receipt

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Hair Salon Receipt Template

This is an itemized template. The printable 4 columns are "Date", "Description", "Quantity" and "Amount". The "Date" is a custom field that allows you to write down when the service is rendered. With the "Description" field you describe the service as accurate as possible - which is necessary to make sure you can get the payment on time, such as "haircutting", "hair care", "hair oil" or "shampoo".

Artist Receipt

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Artist Bill of Sale

This template is not an itemized layout, as it provides only one field for you to write down the amount of money involved in the sale. This is sometimes referred as project-based. On the form body section you should describe the art or service as detailed as possible. For example, if it's artwork you should include the dimensions, media and title, whether or not it is framed etc. You may also need to write down the commission details of the transaction.

Self Employed Invoice Template

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Self Employed Invoice Template

Whether you are a freelancer, solopreneurs or self-employed, this self-employed invoice template helps you easily print bills and request payments. The Excel spreadsheet form separates into two sections, one for service rendered and one for goods and parts used.

Independent Contractor Invoice

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Independent Contractor Invoice

However if you install Uniform Invoice Software, the pure-Excel invoice template becomes a powerful invoicing software, offering a number of powerful time-saving features, such as automated invoice numbering (generate unique and sequential invoice numbers based on previous invoice#); quick and easy picker for customers, products and invoices using any criteria available that enables you to locate the data you want to use in no time; and the flexible reporting features, with which you can have sales report, product report, customer statement, payment report etc. with just a few mouse clicks.

Architect Invoicing Sample

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Architect Invoicing Sample

Thich is the formula used by the default sales invoicing template shipped with Uniform Invoice Software setup program.

Excel Quotation Template

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Excel Quotation Format with Special Discounting Model

The formula for "Line Total" incorporates both the auto-calculated portion, and the manually fillable field ("oknLineTotalManual_?" fields, placed outside the printable area, which means it is manually editable on creating invoices / estimations, but will not be included on printable invoices).

The "LESS" is also a manually editable field, which is designed as a percentage value.

Excel Payment Voucher Template

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Excel Payment Voucher Template

InvoicingTemplate.com also offers the Uniform Invoice Software version of this Excel Payment Voucher Template / receipt template. The Uniform Invoice Software version is also free if you have Uniform Invoice Software installed, and it has exactly the same layout as the freeware edition of the Payment Voucher Template, but with many buttons on it, such as "Clear & New", "Save To DB", "Exact / Email", "Print". Uniform Invoice Software, as the name suggests, is our invoicing software that has the ability to make any invoicing templates available here on InvoicingTemplate.com a complete invoicing program that is able to manage customers, products, invoices and payments. For example, if you click the "Clear & New" button, the payment voucher form is cleared and is ready for you to enter a new payment voucher, with several fields filled with default data - for example, the current date is filled into the "Date" field. If you click "Save To DB", the current voucher is saved to backend database and a voucher# is generated automatically. If you click "Exact / Email", a standard Excel spreadsheet is created and the current voucher is copied to the newly created Excel spreadsheet file, which you can email to your client. You can also create a PDF voucher document using Microsoft Excel.

General Quote Template for Excel

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General Quote Format in Excel Spreadsheet Format

This general purpose price quote template in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet format is a slightly modified version of the General Estimate Template. With this form design all fields and columns are manually editable, except the subtotal, tax and total fields that are calculated using Excel formulas.

Job Estimate Template for Excel

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Job Estimate Template for Excel

While in the Estimate Templates gallery we've already published several templates that could be used for estimating and quoting purpose, like the General Estimate Template and Telecom Consultant Estimation Template, this template differs from other in the number of columns and the layout of the form itself.