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With every stroke of the brush, you are closer to a paycheck. Question is, how should you bill your clients the right way?

The painter invoice template from FreshBooks is here to help. With this free template, it’s possible to create professional invoices in a matter of minutes.

This template was made for painters like you, so download it below, customize it and send it to your clients.

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From painting portraits to painting masterpieces, you deserve to get paid for your talent and hard work. Use an invoice that can be customized to your business with the free painting work order template.

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Sample Painting Invoice Template

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Want to see a sample of a painting invoice? Download this template to know exactly what to include in your business invoices. Get paid for your painting services before or after the work is done.

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Using a free template means more money in your pocket. Download the free painting invoice so you can stay on top of accounts and get paid for your work.

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Using a free template means more money in your pocket. Download the free painting invoice so you can stay on top of accounts and get paid for your work.

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What Is a Painter Invoice Used For?

As a painter, billing your clients is an important step in getting paid for your hard work. An invoice is a document sent to clients to inform them of the amount they owe for the services you’ve provided.

It may sound like a daunting task, but with the help of the FreshBooks free painting invoice sample, it is really quite easy. You can create professional invoices bill your client and organize transactions in no time at all.

Why should you use invoice templates for your painting business? Here are the many ways that the free painter invoice template can take your business to the next level.

  • File all client transactions
  • Keep finances in check
  • Organize all payments received
  • Avoid missed payments and missed due dates
  • Record all information that is essential for tax time
  • Keep track of outstanding debts
  • Describe painting services and costs
  • Keep your bookkeeping easy and organized

Sending a professional invoice certainly benefits both you and your client. A well-designed invoice explains the painting services that have been performed and includes the cost of each service.

It is also smart to include detailed payment instructions and terms so that the client can pay with ease. Having of all of this information clearly documented is useful when tax time rolls around.

You can even find an interior design invoice template to suit your needs.

There is no need to spend your time and energy on complicated accounting tools when you can better allot those resources to increase the productivity of your business. Create and send your painting invoice today so that you can get paid.

How to Create a Painter Invoice

Whether you are a professional artistic painter, paint murals or paint businesses and houses, you need an effective solution to billing your clients. However, you may be wondering if you need to design your painter invoices from scratch or hire an accountant to manage the details for you.

Fortunately, there’s a way for you to create invoices on your own without getting bogged down with complicated tools or services.

To create your own invoices, simply download the free painters invoice template from Freshbooks, customize and send. It’s that easy.

You have put in the hours, you have created a masterpiece and now it is time to get paid for your work.

  1. Download the free painter invoice template from FreshBooks
  2. Add your painting business name and information
  3. Insert your business branding and logo
  4. Include client’s name and information
  5. Create a unique invoice number
  6. Add date of issue and payment due date
  7. List painting services provided with details and prices for each
  8. Calculate the total cost and add to the bottom of the invoice
  9. Write in payment instruction and all terms of payment
  10. Save

FreshBooks knows that the nature of your work is unlike any other. The painter invoice template has been designed with painters like you in mind.

The template is customizable so that you have the power to tailor the invoice to the needs of your business. Keep in mind that any effective invoice will include descriptions of the services provided and a breakdown of costs. Clients like to know exactly what they are paying for.

Be sure to include detailed payment instructions, along with a payment due date. This will help to avoid confusion so that your client can easily pay for your services in no time.

Invoice Types for Painters

As a painter, finding the perfect invoice template is more than half the battle. Since you have access to the free painting invoice template from FreshBooks, sending your invoices will be a breeze. Painters in the US, the UK and beyond are using invoice templates for their business needs.

When customizing the template, there are a couple routes you can take in terms of invoice types. You want to select something that will best serve the needs of both you and your clients.

There are a few different invoice types to consider when billing your clients.

  • Standard Invoice: A Standard Invoice is very basic and straightforward. It states exactly what the client owes for your painting services
  • Recurring Invoice: A Recurring Invoice is sent to collect ongoing payments, in instances of recurring services or a monthly subscription
  • Prepayment Invoice: This type of invoice is used for collecting a deposit before painting services are performed or before the total cost is collected
  • Time-Based Invoice: A Time-Based Invoice  is used to charge clients for tracked time for your painting services
  • Credit Invoice: A Credit Invoice, which is also known as a “credit memo,” is an invoice that notes credits that have been made to a client’s account.This is used when a refund is made
  • Debit Invoice: A Debit Invoice notifies a client in an increase in the amount owed, such as in the event of a price change
  • Mixed Invoice: A Mixed Invoice is a statement that details all credits and charges that have been made to a client’s account. It typically reflects the final cost at the end of the list
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With the help of the free invoice template from FreshBooks, creating a painting job invoice has never been easier. It’s time to get paid for your amazing work.

Download your free painting invoice template today to create your detailed and professional painter invoice. Cut out the accountant and making billing an in-house job. Send out your first invoice to your clients in just a few minutes.