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Free Invoice Templates

Small business owner checking invoice on QuickBooks online invoicing software on a mobile phone.

Whether you’re a freelancer or a small business owner, you can download and customize our free invoice template for your specific needs. Create and send custom professional invoices as a PDF from Excel or Google Sheets and Microsoft Word or Google docs. 

Get tips on what to include according to what you do and how to use professional Invoicing Software to get paid fast either through online payments or credit cards.

Free Small Business Owner Invoice Template

Most small businesses need a general invoice that stands out. Download a QuickBooks printable free invoice template for Word, Excel or PDF. Fill in the blank invoice template, customize it to your business needs, and send out your new small business invoices to your clients with the help of some useful tips about what to include, how much to charge, and more.

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Free Freelance Invoice Template

Working as a freelancer means you’ll have to stay organised and implement a professional invoicing process that works for you and your clients. Download a free invoice template in word and learn what to include, how much to charge, and when to send invoices to your clients in Ireland.

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Tired of manually creating and sending each invoice?

Looking to up your invoice game? With QuickBooks Online you can send customized, professional invoices from your phone or computer, no matter where you are. Smart predictions make it easy to know when your invoices will be paid, you can even automate gentle reminders for overdue invoices.

Graphic of invoice on QuickBooks online invoicing software.

QuickBooks Online vs Free Invoice Template

Invoicing Features QuickBooks Online Free Invoice Template
Email your invoice to clients for free
Add multiple lines of items with descriptions
Easily track who's paid and which invoices are outstanding
Avoid late payments with automated payment reminders
Set up deposit notifications to your mobile
Add a discount to your invoice
Automate invoices for recurring subscriptions
Create partial invoices for stages of a project
Create custom, personalised invoice templates
Create and send invoices from mobile devices on the go
Integrate invoice management with the rest of your business
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Manual invoices vs. invoice software

QuickBooks Online Invoicing Software

Get paid fast with payment-enabled invoices. Add an optional “Pay Now” button to invoices, so your customers can pay directly online with a variety of payment methods.

Track outstanding invoices and get alerts when your invoices are viewed and paid.

Send payment reminders to your customers from within QuickBooks Online.

Set up recurring automatic invoices on any schedule you choose.

Customer information is automatically pulled in, making prep simple.

Manual Invoices

May involve more steps to issue, and for customers to complete payments.

Require manual entry and calculation of customer and sale information.

Need to be manually tracked and monitored.

Require manual follow-up for payment reminders and past-due payment notifications.

Late payments may lead to cash flow problems.

Important things To Include when billing in Ireland:

Just like in every other country, there are certain defined rules to save yourself from any hassle when invoicing clients. Here are some key points to include:

  • Business Name & Address

  • Customer Name & Address – the customer's name and address should also be clearly stated on the invoice.

  • Invoice Date – the date should be clearly identifiable.

  • Invoice Number – each invoice should have its own unique number so that there is a clear record of invoices being issued, making it easier for you to track the amounts being billed. Invoices must be issued in sequential order.

  • Reference Number – this is for your own records, making it easy to track the invoice as it can be recorded by the reference number which can make a specific reference to a particular client.

  • Products/Services being billed for 

  • Value Added Tax (VAT) information, if applicable (the standard VAT is 23%)

  • The total amount in Euro

  • Bank details, including IBAN and SWIFT code

Besides that, there are a few additional details that are required as per the law if you are billing international clients. Some are related to billing, while others are related to your business. 

  • Personal public service number (PPSN)

  • The applicable VAT in Euros

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