The invoice preparation is highly recommended for every worker because it helps them to identify their works, to remember their assignments and to maintain their work chats etc. Invoice is not just a formality that you will do for your payment, it helps you in your future collaborations and it will also help you to make stats of your work and assignments. It reflects professionalism of worker and if you will assign the invoice in perfect time then your clients will prefer you and they will appreciate your dealing.
You should understand that your invoice should contain all the necessary options that are related to specific assignment.
You would need to keep in mind following Factors and you should make sure that you involve them in your Invoice Preparation task:
1 Your Payment term
2 Invoice due date
3 Preferred payment mode
4 late payment charges if any
The invoice should contain all the service information which will help the client to figure out all the charges with specific service.
After this, you would need to make sure that you have included all the necessary details in your invoice.
Checklist for Invoice preparation:
1 Clear address of client and yours
2 Complete Payment details
3 Project no./files details
4 Detail of services rendered (translation, proofreading, edition, language pair, etc).
5 Rate details (per word,Flat rate)
6 Total Word Count
More Tips for Invoice Preparation:
- Prepare invoice in time frame preferably along with translation
2 Send invoice to the same person who send the project or to the email address given by him by putting cc to him.
3 Assign any number series and update the same in spreadsheet.
4 Always inform client after payment receipt.
This blog will help you to get professionalism in your dealings.