SETTING UP INVOICES
Setting up invoices; An invoice can be drawn up in many different ways. Entrepreneurs can use Word, Excel or an invoicing system. The use of Word and/or Excel is strongly discouraged as it is very error-prone. In addition, invoices must comply to certain mandatory aspects from the Dutch tax authorities. Curious to know which aspects are mandatory? Then continue reading!
Mandatory aspects of an invoice
An invoice must comply to certain mandatory aspects. You can find all the mandatory aspects on the website of the Dutch tax authorities. Curious? Click here or see the list below. If the requirements of the tax authorities are not met, a penalty with a maximum of € 5.278,- can be imposed. This is something no-one would want! That is why it is really important to properly prepare each invoice. By using an invoicing system, you will get a professional invoice in just a few clicks.
The name and address of the supplier
The VAT identification number of the supplier
Your name and address
The invoice number
The invoice date
The date on which the goods or services were supplied
The quantity and type of goods supplied
The nature and type of services supplied
The price per piece or unit, excluding VAT
Any reduction that are not included in the price
The VAT tariff that has been applied
The cost (the price excluding VAT)
In case of advance payment: the date of payment, if this is different from the invoice date
The amount of VAT
An invoicing system is a system that makes professional invoices for you. With a few clicks you can set up an invoice that meets all the requirements of the tax authorities. You can usually send your invoices directly to your customers. This way you save paper and money because you will not have to print out the invoices or buy stamps. TheNextInvoice is an example of such an invoicing system.
Benefits of TheNextInvoice
Fast and professional – Send invoices to your customers within one minute and without errors
Get paid faster – Easily manage your debtors, send reminders and have them pay via iDeal, Credit Card, PayPal, etc.
Save money – Direct link with your accounting package, less manual work and fewer mistakes
Periodical and normal invoicing in one system
Invoicing directly from your POS system (Lightspeed)