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A value-added tax (VAT), known in some countries as a goods and services tax (GST), is a type of general consumption tax that is collected incrementally, ... As of 2016, 166 of the world's approximately 193 countries employ a VAT, including all OECD members except the United States, which uses a sales tax system instead (Source: Here on we designed a number of VAT invoice templates with different layouts, currencies and languages.

For more information on country or region-specific tax invoice templates visit tax invoice templates, where you can find sample templates for different countries / regions and links to authoritative resource that explains the invoicing requirements of each region.

Here are our templates closely related to VAT Invoice Template.

Service VAT Invoice Template

Service VAT Invoice Template

The VAT invoice template has a special VAT Rate column placed outside of the printable VAT invoice form. This column allows you to adjust the VAT rate for each item that is being sold. Since it is placed outside of the printable VAT invoice form, it will not be included on the printed copy of your VAT invoices.

VAT Sales Invoicing Sample - Price Excluding Tax

VAT Sales Invoicing Template - Price Excluding Tax

Effective invoicing procedures are crucial to the financial health of all businesses. Making sure that all details are correct and reflect the terms of your contract – with no room for query to delay payment. It is no doubt that a professional design invoice will help you get payment faster. Browse our free invoicing templates gallery to find out the one that meets your business requirements. In case you can't find the one that meets your business requirements exactly, you can still use our templates as a starting point. Remember that Microsoft Excel already provides all the powerful tools you need to further customize the invoicing form, including the use of formulas to define the new relationship between the fields you need.

Invoice Template VAT UK

Invoice Form VAT UK
  1. Unprotect the worksheet.
  2. Right-click the cell for which you want to set its format, or drag your mouse to select multiple cells and right-click one of the selected cells, choose Format Cells command from the menu.
  3. On the Number tab, click "Currency" on the Category list.
  4. Choose "£ (United Kingdom)" from the Symbol list.
  5. Set the other options as required.
  6. Click OK to close the Format Cells dialog box.
  7. Protect the sheet.
  8. Save your template.

Invoicing Template in Euros

Invoicing Format in Euros

Download this free simple VAT invoice template in Excel format for invoicing in Euros. This design has a similar layout as the German version. The differences are that all labels are in English, and it shows the Euro symbol on cells, and also has a Euro watermark on the form.

Australian GST Invoice Template

Australian GST Billing Form

Note: a revised version of this template could be found at ABN Tax Invoice Template.

As always Australian GST Invoice Template is offered in Excel spreadsheet format.

Sales Invoicing Format for Germany

Sales Invoicing Format for Germany

Foreign companies, or ‘non-resident' traders, providing goods or services in Germany to local businesses or consumers may have to register their business for German VAT. They will then have to follow the German VAT compliance rules, including invoicing and VAT rates, as well as pay over any German VAT due. See "hould you register for German VAT" for more details.

Service Billing Template for Germany

Service Invoicing Template for Germany

This free service invoicing form in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and PDF format for German is a variant of c4098 sales invoicing template for Germany. This sample differs from the original version in that it has all the shipping fields moved out of the printable form.

Consultant VAT Invoice for U.K. Limited Company

Consultant VAT Invoice Format for UK Limited Company

A consulting project may there may be other documents that further detail the project. So under the "Bill To" section, we added fields for "Our Ref" and "Cust. Ref" for you to enter the indexing number of related reference documents. For other options, visit our category of consulting invoice templates. The "Sales Rep. Name" and "Payment Term" fields here, like they are in the standard invoice template shipped with Uniform Invoice Software, support the "on-sheet picker" button - this is a smart and little button that appears whenever you click the supported cells, you can open a list of possible choices by clicking the picker button.

VAT Service Invoice Template - Price Including Tax

VAT Service Invoicing Template - Price Including Tax

If you don't need the "Service Location" at all, as we did with many other service billing forms here on, you can move the section completely out of the printable invoice form - i.e. the area named "Print_Area", you can easily do this by unprotecting the sheet and then dragging and dropping.

VAT Service Invoice Template - Price Excluding Tax

VAT Service Invoicing Template - Price Excluding Tax

In this serial of VAT invoice templates, also offers you the other two VAT invoicing templates, where the prices include VAT, at VAT Sales Invoice Template - Price Including Tax, and VAT Service Invoice Template - Price Including Tax.

Greece VAT Invoice Template

Greece VAT Invoice Template

Here on we've already published a customized invoice template for EU at c4100 Invoice Template for European Union. Other sample invoice formats for EU members include c4098 Sales Invoice Template for Germany and c4099 Service Invoice Template for Germany, c5065 France Invoice Template (Sales), c5066 France Invoice Template (Service), c6009 Netherlands Invoice Template (Sales), c6012 Netherlands Invoice Template (Service), etc.

Irish Sales VAT Invoice Template

Irish Sales VAT Invoice Template

This VAT invoice template has a similar layout as c6008 VAT Sales Invoice Template - Price Excluding Tax - you can also find a service invoice template here on, at c6014 VAT Service Invoice Template - Price Excluding Tax. The format has customized as per the requirements detailed on Irish Revenue. If you've never produced an invoice before you might be wondering how to go about this and what needs to be on the invoice in order for it to be accepted by your customer and their accounts department. If you're registered for VAT and are therefore charging VAT on your invoices it is especially important that your invoices are properly drawn up and that you keep copies so that you don't incur any penalties from Irish Revenue.

Restaurant Dining Invoice Template (VAT)

Restaurant Dining Invoice Template (VAT)

Note If you were coming here when looking for a template for your hotel business, visit Hotel Receipt Template. This template has one tax named VAT set by default. For an edition that has no tax, visit Restaurant Dining Invoice Template (No Tax) here on

Advanced Invoicing Sample - Macro-Enabled Invoicing Template

Advanced Bill Sample - Macro-Enabled Billing Template

Uniform Invoice Software supports all the Excel file formats, including the traditional ".xls" and ".xla" formats, and the new ".xlsx" (Excel XML-based file format), ".xlsm" (Excel XML-based and macro-enabled file format), and ".xlsb" (Excel Binary (or BIFF12) file format). ".xlsx" are now the most widely used workbook file format. Feel free to see our Invoice Template ".xlsx" topic page.

Five Price Percentage Levels (Service, Custom Column)

Form with 5 Price Levels

After moving out the "Shipping Date" field, you may like to expand the size of the neighboring fields to make the layout organized. This is done by expanding the Terms label and field. Expanding the "Terms" label is done by first selecting the original terms cell and the empty cells left by moving out the "Shipping Date" field, and then execute the "Merge and Center" command on Excel ribbon tab. To do this for the Terms field, you first need to move the original Terms cell to the first (left-most) cell of the empty space, and then select all the cells you want to merge, and then execute the "Merge" command.

VAT Invoicing Sample with 2 Separate Rates

VAT Billing Form with 2 Separate Rates

VAT Invoice Template with 2 Separate Rates was originally published on as a sample on customizing the default template included in Uniform Invoice Software and a sample on using custom fields. It applies one of the defined VAT rates to each product / item depending on its tax category.

VAT Invoice Template with VAT Rate Column

VAT Billing Template with VAT Rate Column

The original design found on VAT Invoice Template with 2 Separate Rates does not include the VAT Rate column inside the printable invoice form - i.e. the VAT Rate column is put outside the range defined by the Print_Area name.

VAT Invoicing Template with VAT Rate and Amount Column

VAT Invoicing Template with VAT Rate and Amount Column

The previous example, VAT Invoicing Template with VAT Rate and Amount Column (c6002), demonstrated how to create a new Excel invoicing template from c5005, which complies with the UK HMRC requirements of showing "the rate of VAT that applies to what's being sold". This sample Excel template shows the VAT amount column too.

VAT Sales Invoice Template - Price Including Tax

VAT Sales Invoicing Template - Price Including Tax

This sales VAT invoice template in Microsoft Excel format includes 6 columns on the printable invoicing form, that are Description, Price (Including Tax), Quantity, Total (Net), VAT Amount, Total VAT.

Recruitment Agency Invoice Template

Recruitment Firm Billing Sample

Underneath the recruitment agency business name, you can enter the address, city state and zip, phone, email and website address. If you have registered for VAT, or operate the business as a licensed company, it is a good idea to detail these facts on the invoice heading too.