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Invoice question

Invoice question

Invoice question

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I recently completed an internship where I was contracted out to do some CAD modeling. I have now been requested to submit an invoice. This is my first time doing this and I'm not really sure how I should go about doing it. I was getting paid $15/hr and worked 25 hours on the project. Should I just send an email letting them know how much I worked, or should I make an official invoice? If I do make an invoice what should be on it/what should it look like? If anyone has any templates or anything that would be awesome. I already checked Google and it didn't really have anything that I thought would work or looked good.

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RE: Invoice question

If you just Google invoice templates there are tons of them.

I do not know how things work in America, I assume you are in America but it could be anywhere that deals in $’s but in the UK you also need to add the company registration address, the company trading address, the company registration number, the company VAT number (if applicable) and the names of all directors if it is a limited company.

RE: Invoice question

They will want an invoice, not an e-mail, to enter into their accounting system (I'm guessing here that it's a company you did the work for, not an individual). You can probably make your own up in Word or something and turn it into a pdf to e-mail to them.

Do what ajack1 said. Here's a good example that is free and integrates into Microsoft Office:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/servic...

Best to you,

Goober Dave

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RE: Invoice question

One item you may need to add depending on the state is your Federal tax identification number. For the most part if you are a sole proprietor that will be your social security number. Some states require your social security number as well, even if you do have a federal tax ID number . The company may also want you to fill out a W9 form explaining who you are for the IRS.
B.E.

The good engineer does not need to memorize every formula; he just needs to know where he can find them when he needs them. Old professor

RE: Invoice question

An invoice is simply a bill, which is not that different than the receipt you get when you go to Costco.

Like Costco, a detailed itemization is the only sure-fire way to explain why the bill is as expensive as it might become. I call that the "Costco Effect," where a $400 purchase is unassailable when the buyer looks at 40 items at $10 apiece compared to a single item at $400.

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