Create an Invoice

Create and save an Invoice.

An Invoice is a digital document that summarises the details of an order or a transaction and allows customers to initiate payments. A typical invoice contains sale transaction information such as the name of the ordered products or services, quantities, price breakup, receipt number, customer information and so on.

To create an invoice:

  1. Log in to the . If you do not have a Curlec account, .
  2. Click Invoices+Create Invoice.
  3. A new invoice draft is displayed with your company name and logo.
  4. Enter a unique Invoice #. Provide a brief description or summary of the invoice.
  5. Under the BILLING TO field, select a customer by searching from the list of existing customers. You can also
  6. Enter the ISSUE DATE of the invoice. By default, it takes today's date. Use the calendar icon if you want to select a different date as Issue Date.
  7. Click the calendar icon to select the EXPIRY DATE of the invoice. The Expiry Date is the date after which the customer cannot pay for the invoice. You can keep this field blank, in such a case, there will not be any Expiry Date for the invoice. You cannot select an Expiry Date in past.
  8. Under BILLING ADDRESS, the Billing Address as specified for the selected customer is displayed. You can change or remove this address and add a new address.
  9. Under SHIPPING ADDRESS, click Add Shipping Address. The Shipping Address that was added while creating the customer is displayed. You can select the existing Shipping Address or click Add new Address to add a new Shipping Address. The newly added address is added to the list of saved Shipping Addresses for the customer.
  10. Enter the PLACE OF SUPPLY. The place of supply is auto-populated based on the shipping address.
  11. Under DESCRIPTION, select an item, add the rate/item and the quantity. Click Add Line Item to add multiple items to the invoice. You can also
  12. In the Add Customer Notes (Optional) field, you can enter additional details, if any. You can add a maximum of 2048 characters in this field.
  13. In the Add Terms and Conditions (Optional) field, you can add terms, if any. You can add a maximum of 2048 characters in this field.
  14. Select Enable Partial Payments to accept multiple payments for the invoice.
  15. Click Save Invoice to save the invoice as draft. You can also click Finalize and Issue to save the invoice and issue it to the selected customer.

Click All Invoices on the top ribbon to view the newly created invoice in the list of all the invoices. Know more about


You can also create a customer while creating an invoice. Click +Create New Customer which opens up a pop-up page.

  1. Specify details of the customer, such as Company/Individual Name, Email and Contact No..
  2. Select the Billing Address check box to specify the Billing Address.
  3. Next, specify the Shipping Address. If the Shipping Address is the same as Billing Address, select the Same as Billing Address check box.
  4. Click Create Customer.

The details of the newly created customer are auto-populated on the invoice draft. You can also click Edit Customer to make changes to the customer details. This customer will now be available to you for creating more invoices for this customer in future. This customer name is also displayed under the Customers menu.

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You can also create a new item while creating an invoice. Click +Create new Item on the draft invoice which opens up a pop-up page. Specify details of the item, such as Name, Rate per unit and Description.

Watch Out!

When an item's attributes are modified while creating an invoice, the modified item cannot be reused. The item will then be referred as a Line item. In other words, a Line Item is created when an Item is used as a template, in order to customise its attributes.

You can create an invoice for the items ordered on your website or app by a customer using


If you have saved the invoice as draft, you should next

to the selected customer to receive payments. You can also choose to do any one of the following actions:

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