How do I change the starting invoice number?
This is probably easier than you think. The next time you create an invoice, just edit the invoice number there to anything you want. All subsequent invoice numbers will increment by 1. For example, if you changed your invoice number to 45, then your next invoice number will be 46, then 47 and so on.
To do this:
- Log in to your account.
- Click on the Invoices tab at the top of the screen.
- Click on New Invoice button near the top.
- At the top on the right of the screen is a field called Invoice Number. This is where you would enter 45 in to have your system generate the next invoice as 46.
- If you’re not ready to send an invoice you can simply save this as a draft and the system will being the count from that number. Remember you must set a client to save an invoice.
The next invoice you create or that is created by an recurring profile will have the invoice number 46.
One thing to note is that the “last invoice number” is system wide. So if you were to go ahead and create another invoice with the number 20 then the next invoice would be 21. It won’t repeat invoice numbers though!
Next time you create an invoice, just simply change your invoice number on the top right of the invoice and all future invoices will be an increment of the number that you input.