# Invoices

You can access the invoices tab from the sidebar menu.

# Add New Invoice

An invoice can be created using one of the three pre-designed templates. You can add additional taxes to the invoice and also add it as a compound tax. Also, you can give a discount to your customer by percentage or fixed value.

Note that crater supports per-item discounts as well as discounts on the total invoice value. You can change the setting from Settings -> Preferences page.

# Invoice Fields:

  • Customer: Your customer whom you'll be sending the invoice.
  • Date: Date of the invoice.
  • Due Date: Date of the day when the Invoice will become Overdue.
  • Invoice Number: Unique Identification number for the Invoice. Its automatically generated each time you create a new invoice.
  • Items: Invoice Items with Name, Description, Quantity, Discount of the Item.
  • Notes: Extra details that you would like mention on the invoice.

Invoics Create Page

# List Invoices

All created invoices are shown on the Invoices page and you can easily edit or delete them as well. You can also use filters to quickly search for a particular invoice by its customer, status, date and number.

You choose to send an invoice directly from the application or mark the invoice as sent.

Invoices Page

# Invoice Lifecycle

Below are the different statuses of an invoice:

  • Draft: Invoice has been created but hasn't been sent to the customer.
  • Sent: Invoice has been sent to the customer.
  • Viewed: Invoice has been viewed by the customer.
  • Overdue: Invoice has passed the due_date set by you.
  • Completed: Invoice has been fully paid and marked as completed.