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Retainer Invoice Templates

A retainer fee helps clients know they have a professional on deck and ensures you get advance payment for your work. Bill for your retainer fees with a downloadable retainer invoice template.

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Create your own professional retainer invoices with downloadable retainer invoice templates that you can fill out and customize in minutes.

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Retainer Invoice Template

Ensure you get paid on time and give your clients confidence in your services with a free retainer invoice template that lets you request and secure your advance deposit.

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Retainer Invoice Template For Attorney

When clients want to secure your legal skills, a retainer fee is an effective way to establish your contract. Make billing for numerous legal services easy with a retainer invoice template for attorney work.

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Legal Retainer Invoice Template

Legal consultations, document review, trial preparation—deliver professional legal services and ensure you’re compensated promptly with a legal retainer invoice template that helps you bill for advance payment.

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Retainer Fee Invoice Template

Retainer fees help you and your client feel confident in your contract. Send retainer invoices quickly and easily with retainer fee invoice templates that you can customize to any job.

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Consulting Retainer Invoice Template

Request a retainer payment in advance for your next consulting job with a downloadable consulting retainer invoice template that you can fill out and send in minutes.

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Free Invoice Generator

Discover even more ways to create retainer invoice templates with the free invoice generator. Skip the download and go straight to customizing with the fully online invoice creation system.

More Invoice Templates by Industry

Looking for even more retainer invoice templates? Browse invoice templates by industry to find the best fit for your small business.

Looking for even more ways to secure your advance deposit via retainer fees? The main invoice template page has downloadable free templates by industry and file format, so you can find the invoice as per your requirements.

Consulting Invoice Template

Good consulting skills are hard to find. Make sure you’re paid properly with a professional-looking consulting invoice template to secure your retainer fees. 

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Graphic Design Invoice Template

Create individual invoices for graphic design projects and retainer fees, and add a personal touch with graphic design invoice templates to simplify billing.

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Marketing Invoice Template

Marketing professionals can bill for copywriting, content creation, visual design, and more with customizable marketing invoice templates.

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Accounting Invoice Template

Make billing for tax support, business accounting, and financial report preparation, and more easy with accounting invoice templates that include breakdowns of each service and retainer fees.

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Small Business Invoice Template

Find customizable invoice templates for products, services, or retainer fees with small business invoice templates that you can tailor to any business type.

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Hourly Invoice Template

From work like consulting and accounting to marketing and web design, free downloadable hourly invoice templates make billing simple.

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Services Rendered Invoice Template

With sections for labor costs, materials, and retainer fees, a services rendered invoice template makes it easy to generate professional-looking invoices in minutes.

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Freelance Invoice Template

You can tailor a freelance invoice template to bill for supplies and travel time, as well as marketing and time spent on a freelance project.

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Retainer Invoice Template vs. FreshBooks

Professional retainer invoices empower you to easily bill your customers, but they’re limited in all the details and features they offer. Discover how FreshBooks invoicing software can help grow your business today:

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Retainer Invoice Templates

Flexible invoice templates

Printable formats

Email invoices at no cost

Accept payments on invoices

Schedule invoices

Automate payment reminders and late fees

Manage paid and outstanding invoices

Set up deposits for projects

Add discounts and credits to invoices

Automate recurring subscription invoices

Create and send invoices via mobile devices

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a retainer invoice template?

A retainer invoice template is a template to help you bill for retainer fees. These are advance payments made towards a professional’s future services, similar to a deposit. Retainer invoicing templates by FreshBooks include fillable fields for all the information you need, making it easy to invoice for retainer services and fees.

What should be included in a retainer invoice?

A retainer invoice should include business information, contact details, a clear breakdown of services, total costs, invoice issuance date, payment due date, and payment method. Retainer invoice templates from FreshBooks come with fields for all this information, so you can fill your invoice out in minutes.

Are there any legal requirements for a retainer invoice?

Retainer agreements and invoices are required to include certain essential information, including business details, cost and service breakdowns, total cost, and payment terms. Ensure your invoice meets the legal standard with retainer invoice templates from FreshBooks that include fillable fields for necessary information.

Is a retainer invoice legally binding?

Yes, a retainer invoice is legally binding. Once the client has paid your retainer payments, both parties are required to follow through on the invoice unless an established term or condition is violated. If the invoice is left unpaid, you’re released from the retainer agreement and not required to provide any services unless you negotiate a new contract.

Can I customize a retainer invoice template?

Yes, you can customize a retainer invoice template to suit your business needs. Retainer invoice templates by FreshBooks are fully customizable, so you can add job and business details, personal messages, and even visual elements like logos and branding to boost your business.

Can I send a retainer invoice electronically?

Yes, as long as your client has agreed to electronic communication, then you can send a retainer invoice electronically. FreshBooks invoicing software lets you send a detailed invoice and secure payment through the same system, making it a quick and straightforward invoicing solution for you and your retainer clients.

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