Here are some of our sample invoice templates created for freelancers.
Tip: If you are invoicing for labors and services for more than $600, it's better to send a copy of Form W-9, the Internal Revenue Service form, along with your invoice. This helps to reduce the delay of payments.
Here are our templates closely related to Freelance Invoice Templates Excel.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.