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Free Simple Invoice Template

If you are a small business owner or freelancer, you don’t have time to fuss with confusing and complicated invoices. After all, what matters most is you being able to give high-quality work to your clients – and get paid for your services.

You may be struggling to create invoices yourself, or considering hiring an accountant or expensive invoicing service. Fortunately, there is a better, simpler solution.

With the free simple invoice template from FreshBooks, your small business will be well on its way to sending professional invoices in just a few minutes.

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Simple Work Order

The simple work order can be downloaded, customized and sent to your clients in just a few minutes. Spend less time fussing with invoices and more time doing what you love. Create and invoice now.

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Simple Bill Template

When it comes to invoicing your clients, simpler is often better. Make your invoices confusion-free by using the simple bill template from FreshBooks to suit all your business invoicing needs.

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Free Simple Invoice Template

There’s no cutting corners in your business. That’s why even our example invoice template is detailed, thorough and professional. Create perfect invoices every time by using the free template from FreshBooks today.

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Simple Invoicing for Small Business Owners

Ready to make your invoicing ridiculously easy? Simplify your invoicing process by using simple invoice templates for your small business.

Whether you are a small business owner, freelancer or online business owner, sending professional invoices is an important part of your business. Unfortunately, it can be quite a struggle to create invoices on your own without the proper tools or accounting know-how.

Good news is, that doesn’t have to be the case. At FreshBooks, we help business owners in the US, UK and across the globe make the process fast and easy.

Simple invoicing is a no-brainer. Save time doing what matters most in your business and start sending professional invoices for free with the downloadable basic invoice template.

Sometimes you just need something simple.

Why complicate your invoicing process with clunky accounting software or confusing invoice sheets?

You can create functional and professional invoices for your small business in no time at all. With the simple invoice template, all you have to do is download, customize, print or send via email.

At FreshBooks, we help you create your own invoices and get paid in minutes.

How to Create a Simple Invoice

Sending invoices to your clients is now simpler than ever. Start creating simple invoices for your small business or freelance clients and get paid right away. No hassle or expensive accounting software needed.

Want to learn how to create a simple invoice for your business?

  1. Download the basic “Simple Invoice Template” in PDF, Word or Excel format.
  2. Open the new invoice doc in Word or Excel.
  3. Add your business information and branding, including your business name and logo.
  4. Customize the fields in the template to create your invoice. Be sure to include your your client’s information, services provided, costs, payment terms and privacy policy.
  5. Name your invoice. Example: “(client name) Invoice – (date)”
  6. “Save”

The basic invoice template from FreshBooks makes it easy to fill out your business information, add services and features, include your pricing, and more. You can even note your accepted payment methods, outline payment terms and let clients know about your privacy policy.

The custom fields make it easy to add branding elements such as your business name and logo. Create professional, functional invoices to collect payment the right way and on time, every time.

How to Fill Out a Simple Invoice Template

Keep it simple. With this basic invoice template, you can easily customize blank invoices to suit your small business needs. No more struggling with expensive tools. Simply download, customize and send.

To fill out your simple invoice template, you will want to download the template and customize the blank fields. This template can be edited in Word, Excel or as a PDF. Create an invoice that your clients will love. Ready to get started with fast and simple invoicing? Here’s how to customize a simple invoice:

  1. Download the “Simple Invoice Template” as a Microsoft Word doc, an Excel file or as a PDF.
  2. Open the basic invoice template on your computer.
  3. Add your business branding to your invoice. Include your business name, contact details, logo and more features.
  4. “Save” your invoice template.
  5. Make a copy of your invoice template to make an invoice for your client
  6. Customize the invoice fields. Include your client’s business information, the services provided, pricing, payment details and terms and conditions.
  7. Name the document. Example: “(client business name) Invoice | (date)”
  8. “Save”

Customizing your basic invoice template adds that professional touch to your invoices. Let your clients know where the invoice came from, what services were provided and how and when they should send payment so you can get paid with no delay.

You can even add your custom logo, brand colors, font and more. Fill out the basic invoice template to include all of the necessary info in order to get paid on time, every time.

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How to Send a Simple Invoice to Your Clients

Ready to send your invoice?

Once you have customized your basic invoice template with all of the necessary details, it is time to send it to your client. Fortunately, the simple invoice template makes it fast and easy to send professional invoices to your clients.

  1. Open the saved invoice that you made for your client. It should be named appropriately with the client’s name and/or invoice number.
  2. Be sure that all of the necessary information is filled out. Check for services provided, costs, total, payment details, due date and terms.
  3. To email the final invoice, compose an email using your business email account. Include your client’s name and email address, write a message, and attach the invoice to the email as a Microsoft Word .DOC or PDF.
  4. “Send”

The simple invoice template makes it easy to send invoices directly to your small business or freelance clients. Download the free templates to get started today. Available in .doc, .xls and .pdf format. All formats are also printable for sending through the mail.

Download the Free Simple Business Template for Small Businesses

Creating and sending invoices doesn’t have to be a headache. At FreshBooks, we know that you have more important things to focus on than struggling with confusing accounting software.

With the free simple invoice template, you can customize the basic template to suit your business needs and start sending invoices right away. And with the professional format, you know that you aren’t missing any of the important details.

Simply download, edit, and send. Create professionally designed invoices your clients will love in a matter of minutes.