How to Create a Great Invoice - 7 Tips
If at least a third of your receivables are 60 or more days delinquent, you're not alone. In fact, you're one of 40 percent of small businesses in that predicament - and your invoices may be partially to blame.
Before you issue your next invoice, be sure all of these parts are complete...
1. Seller info:
The source of the invoice should be clear and include your company's name, address and telephone number. The latter is important so the customer can immediately call with questions about the bill. If there's a separate number for customer service, include that, too.
2. Customer info:
Be sure your invoice includes your customer's full company name and address. It's also a good idea to note the individual contact who placed the order or authorized the purchase with your firm in case there are any questions about the invoice...