How to create an Invoice In Google Docs

Last updated Mar 10, 2022

To operate your business efficiently, you must have an easy-to-use invoicing solution that allows you to send invoices to your clients. To create one in Google Docs, you can either create from scratch or download a new template and tweak it to your specifications. In this post, we'll show you how to create your own invoice from scratch using Google Docs and store it in the cloud so you can retrieve it whenever you want.

How to create an Invoice In Google Docs

Creating an invoice in Google Docs is pretty easy. Just follow the steps below.

Step 1: Go to your Google Docs account and create a new document

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Step 2: As a first step, we will create the invoice header. This process can be done in several steps.

Insert a table to  hold  the header information

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Step 3: Now enter the invoice header invoice in your table as follows

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This is the information that is going to be displayed on our invoice header. To make the invoice header look more professional, we are going to change the font and color.

Step 4: Change the font and background of the text you selected

Change font-size and font-family

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Change background

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Now let's customize the table. We're going to remove the table borders.

To remove the table borders, go to table properties and select "0pt" for the table border.

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Now we are done with our header. In the next step, we are going to create our  “Line items" section.

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Step 3: Create Line items.  To do this, add the "Line Items" table.

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Step 4: Add the “Line items” section details

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That’s great.  We now need to add the "Totals Table."

Step 5: Make a small table that shows the totals for each customer. This table should show how much each customer must pay. 

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Now we have created our invoice manually. You can choose to save it as a template that you will duplicate in Google Docs and send to your customers

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