Why should use a Google Docs invoice template? And what are the alternatives?

These Google Docs invoice templates are general purpose. If you require something a little more specific from your google doc template, like materials and labour or hours worked visit our main category page. Alternatively you can make modifications to the templates provided here.

Invoice template highlights

 

  • Completely free Google Docs invoice templates google docs invoice templateready to send to clients
  • Template automatically calculates subtotal and grand total amounts
  • Fully customizable
  • Professional format with all essential invoice elements
  • Printable invoice

For more information on which fields are required for an invoice, check out our guide on making an invoice.

You can download invoice templates in other formats from here.

Alternatives to using a Google Docs invoice template

Invoices however are documents that you send out to your clients. A representation of you and your company. Google Docs may work well for one-off invoices or internal purposes – but for ongoing invoicing you may want a more professional option.

You don’t want to use a shabby and unprofessional invoice design, for the same reason that you don’t greet your customers wearing tattered clothing.

Some recommend using Google Docs invoice templates, since they are easy to use, simple to download and straightforward to save for future use. Google Docs makes it quite easy to create a good-looking invoice.

However Google Docs falls short in terms or practicality and usability.  It can get time consuming to manually enter, save and send invoices dozens of times a month.

The best option is to use tools and software designed for making invoices. You can use these tools to gain the best of both worlds! Great convenience as well as amazing style.

That’s where we come in. We’ve built our online invoice generator to be a great alternative to Word and Excel. Here are some of the added benefits of using Invoice Simple:

  • Professional layout
  • Fully customizable
  • Clients and items saved automatically
  • Simple book keeping for tax season
  • Online and in person credit card processing

If you’re invoicing more than once or twice a month it makes a lot of sense to switch to an invoicing software.