Example invoice

All requirements that your invoices must meet. Made in a jiffy!

An example invoice from Invoice Office

It is not always clear what should and should not be on invoices. For entrepreneurs it is important that you have this in order, because invoices ensure that money comes in, which in turn is a necessity for your business to grow. With a clear example invoice you come across professionally. You can create a invoice yourself or use a sample invoice that is generated by an online invoice program such as Invoice Office.

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All invoice requirements in a row

From the tax authorities, invoices must meet certain requirements. If you sell a service or product, you are obliged to provide an invoice that includes all basic information. This includes transparency towards the consumer. Below you will find all the invoice requirements in a row.

  • The invoice must have a unique serial number  
  • A description of the services or goods  
  • The number of goods or services supplied (specify in units)  
  • Your VAT number and Chamber of Commerce number  
  • Also state the full (!) address of the buyer and that of the company  
  • The date on which the invoice was issued and the date on which the goods or services were delivered (or prepayment date)  
  • The total VAT amount and the VAT rate that you have applied. Also the VAT amount you charge excluding VAT  
  • If you deliver goods or services with different VAT rates, enter separate amounts and also include the price per unit if applicable

An example invoice for freelancers and companies

To the right is an example invoice as it can be generated in Invoice Office.

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