Services are an integral part of the business world; they are as crucial as sales. Hence, services are chargeable in most industries like the eateries where a service charge is imposed together with food prices and VAT.
There are many other businesses that provide services which are chargeable besides the food business, such as plumbing, consultation, doctor’s fees, architectural, construction, software development, multimedia and psychologist fees.
Skilled services are thus chargeable and should be given a service invoice to receive payment.
A service invoice is very similar to any other invoice like the sales or order invoice where all the necessary information that is important to ensure payment from the addressee. A service invoice is usually issued after the service is performed satisfactorily.
A service invoice template header may display:
* Company’s name and logo
* Company’s full mailing address & contact number
* Customer / Recipient’s full name
* Customer / Recipient’s full address and contact information
* Invoice Number
* Delivery Order Number Reference
* Customer’s Identification Code
The above information states the basic information to confirm the transaction between the two companies.
The body of the Invoice template records:
* Type of service rendered
* Date service was rendered
* Service Charge
* Total Charge
* Due Date for Payment
* Mode of Payment
* Terms and conditions
All these information will help the Customer make payment according to the terms and conditions.
Consider the attached sample template for your convenience.