Free Invoice Templates for Freelancers - United States

In doing business transactions, billing the client and payment processing are two of the most important areas. If you are someone who’s looking for a sample invoice for billing clients for your freelance work or if you are a self-employed individual who is looking for a free invoice template to use for, this page is perfect for you.

Here, we provide free Excel downloadable, editable, and printable invoice templates which you can modify easily. To use the templates, instructions are provided below.

The editable and printable invoice templates can be used by freelance graphics designer, freelance videographers, freelance copywriters, freelance writers, freelance interpreters, freelance web developers, freelance makeup artists, self-employed individuals, freelance journalists, among many other freelance workers. All templates are in Microsoft Excel format and it can be edited, printed, and downloaded for free. See downloadable templates now.

Steps in Using the Freelancers' Invoice

  1. Fill out the Date and Invoice Number.

    This is usually indicated at the top section of the invoice template. Here, you need to indicate the date when the invoice is created, as well as the invoice number for your client. The invoice number usually starts with 1 and increments over time. If you have a long-term contract with your client, it is an essential part of your invoice as it helps in tracking all invoices.

  2. Enter your company information.

    Enter your company name and business address in this section. It includes the street address, city, state, and zip code of your company.

  3. Enter the bill-to information

    Enter the information of the person or company whom you have sold your services to. The bill-to information includes the name (or company name) of your client, address, city, state, and zip code of your client.

  4. Enter all the freelance work you have done for your client.

    Here, you will list all the services you have rendered for your client as agreed prior to doing business. Each service represents a corresponding number of hours and the rate per hour.

  5. Input the hours and the rate per hour.

    After listing all the freelance work, indicate here all the hours and the rate per hour for each service. To easily track hours, you can also use the free timesheet templates we provide.

  6. Enter the payment terms you have agreed with your client.

    Enter the agreed payment terms between you and your client. Most common payment terms are Net30 or Net15. Net 30 means your client has 30 days to complete the payment, and 15 days for Net 15.

  7. Enter your payment details.

    Some of the templates provided by General Blue includes section where you can indicate your bank information for online payments. It includes your bank account name, account numbers, and other necessary banking information you need to inform your client for payment processing. If you prefer your invoice not to have the payment details and terms and conditions, just delete this section of the template below. If you have a different means for payment processing that you like to include in your invoice, this is the section where you can modify, whatever applies for you.

Download Freelancers' Invoice Template Now

The templates are available in multiple variations. Each image below may have sample for the services, hours, and rate/hr however, the downloadable invoices are all clear and ready for use. All templates have automatic calculation for the total amount section, which helps in creating the invoice efficiently and accurately. Instructions are also provided below to guide you in customizing these free invoice templates.

If you like to get freelancer's invoice template with tax calculation, go to Invoice Template for Freelancers with Tax Calculation.