The Freelance Invoice is a bill issued by a freelancer that lists out the services and their associated costs completed for a customer. Typical positions contracted out as freelancers include writers, marketers, proofreaders, transcriptionists, and many others. Although almost any job can be hired as freelance work. Download the Freelance Invoice in one of 4 formats, including Adobe PDF, Word, Excel, and RTF. Below is a step-by-step guide to completing the Freelance Invoice in PDF, Word, and Excel.
How to Write in PDF and Word
Step 1 – Under the main ‘Freelance Invoice’ header, either enter the Name of the Freelance company. In the proceeding table, enter all applicable Company Contact Details. If there is no company name, enter the details of the individual freelancer instead.
Step 2 – For the ‘Bill To’ section, enter the client’s Invoice Number, Name, Address, the Date that the invoice will be issued, and the client’s Phone Number.
Step 3 – Next, enter the services that were rendered for the customer. Start with a brief Description, then enter the number of Hours per task and the Hourly Rate. In the PDF version, the Amount section will automatically multiply the hour number and rate. Where it says ‘Sales Tax,’ enter the corresponding Sales Tax for the state in which the services are being provided.
Step 4 – At the bottom of the document, enter any Comments or Instructions for the customer. Things to write include where to send the check, a personal thank-you to the customer, or corrections to any listed expenses. Directly below the comment box, specify the number of Days the client has to pay the invoice in full.
How to Write in Excel
Step 1 – Download in Microsoft Excel.
Step 2 – Enter the Name of the freelancing company or the Full Name of the freelancer if no company name exists. Proceed by entering the freelancer or company’s Contact Information.
Step 3 – Underneath the “Bill To” header, enter the client’s Contact Information and Service Details, which includes the client’s Full Name and Address, Phone Number, Invoice Number, and the Date the invoice was sent.
Step 4 – In the table, enter the service(s) that were provided for the customer. Begin with a brief Description of the services provided, the number of Hours each job took, and the Hourly Rate of each service. The Amount column will then appear.
Step 5 – Enter the state Sales Tax in the designated field. The TOTAL invoice amount will now display. Finally, enter any Instructions or Comments for the customer followed by the number of Days until the full invoice amount is due to complete the invoice.