Invoicing & Getting Paid

Learn how to create professional looking invoices and start getting paid faster!

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52 articles in this collection
Written by Matt Nish, Dev Team, and Cameron Pocock
How To Create, Edit & Send Invoices

How Can I Manually Create An Invoice?

Manually Create An Invoice
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I give my client a discount?

Giving my client a discount
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How Can I Remove The Late Fee Entirely From My Invoices?

No Late Fee
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I change a paid invoice to unpaid?

Need to revert your invoice marked as paid?
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Written by Matt Nish
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How can I invoice the time I've tracked?

Billing your hours on projects to clients
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How can I add expenses to an invoice?

Learn how expenses can be added to your invoice.
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How can I edit my invoice number?

Change/Update Invoice Number
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Written by Cameron Pocock
Updated over a week ago

How can I send my invoices as a URL?

Sending invoices outside of Bonsai.
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How can I download my invoices as a PDF?

Downloading PDFs of my invoices.
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Is it possible to send printed versions of my invoices?

Does Bonsai offer the option of sending printed invoices?
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How can I mark my invoice as paid?

Manually marking invoices as paid
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​How can I define who pays the transaction fee for online payments?

Steps you can take to define who is paying for the transaction fee.
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I mark an invoice as paid?

See how you can manually mark an invoice as paid.
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Written by Matt Nish
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How Can I Download A PDF Version Of My Invoice?

Download PDF Invoice
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Written by Cameron Pocock
Updated over a week ago
Getting Paid

Why isn't my Bonsai Payments balance paying out?

Learn some of the common reasons why your balance in Bonsai Payments isn't scheduled as a payout yet!
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Written by Cameron Pocock
Updated over a week ago

Why is my card / payment method being declined?

Understanding credit card payment failures
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How Do Instant Payouts Work?

Get to know Bonsai's new Instant Payouts feature!
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Written by Matt Nish
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How secure are Payments?

Discover why payments are secure with Bonsai.
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Written by Matt Nish
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Do you support partial payments on invoices?

Why can't I split up payments on a single invoice?
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How to receive ACH Payments through Bonsai

We've made getting paid via ACH even easier!
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Understanding Payout Schedules in Bonsai Payments

How to know when you'll receive your money after a payment with Bonsai Payments.
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What do the Outstanding, Overdue, Pending, and Paid categories mean for payments in Bonsai?

Categories explained: Outstanding Payments, Overdue Payments, Pending Payments, Paid Payments in your Bonsai Account
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What integrated payment methods does Bonsai support?

Getting paid with Bonsai Payments, Stripe and PayPal
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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Why Is My PayPal Payment "Pending" In Bonsai?

PayPal pending payment: Reasons and 4 ways to avoid it with Bonsai.
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Updated over a week ago

How can I add Integrated payment methods, like pay by credit card, or "other" payment methods to my invoices?

Step by step guide to changing default payment methods and payment options in your invoices!
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Updated over a week ago

How can I verify my bank account with microdeposits?

Discover how microdeposits can be used to verify a bank account.
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Can I use my client's payment method to pay myself on their behalf if they gave me permission to do so?

Paying yourself and using your client's payment method
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How long does it take for me to get paid once my client pays my invoice?

Determine how quickly the funds will arrive in your account after getting paid.
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Why is my card / payment method being declined?

Figure out why your card or payment method is declined.
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Written by Matt Nish
Updated over a week ago
Invoice & Payment Settings

Why do I need to reconnect my PayPal account?

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Written by Dev Team
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How can I change my payout bank account or card on Bonsai Payments?

Bank or card account for payouts in Bonsai Payments
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Written by Matt Nish
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How can I add my VAT / tax ID to invoices?

Step by step guide for adding VAT / tax ID to your invoices.
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Written by Matt Nish
Updated over a week ago

How to receive tips on Invoice Payments in Bonsai

Let your clients show their appreciation with our Tipping feature!
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How Can I Add My VAT/Tax ID Number To All My Invoices?

Default VAT TAX ID All Invoices
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How Do I Automatically Add My VAT/tax ID To All Of My Invoices?

Automatically Add VAT/tax ID To Invoices
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How can I turn off automatic invoice reminders?

Managing invoice reminders to clients.
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How can I charge a flat fee on my Invoices?

Hide the 'unit' field in Bonsai if you're charging a flat fee instead of hourly!
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When are the automated reminders for payment sent?

When do the invoice auto-reminders go out?
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Written by Matt Nish
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How Can I Add/Update Default Information (Transaction Fees, Due Date, Late Fee, etc.) On My Invoices?

Default Information Transaction Fees Due Date Late Fee Note Invoice
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I know if my client received the email notification for my invoice?

Receipt for my client being sent email notification for my invoice.
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I update the currency on my invoices?

Explore all the steps of updating the currency on your invoices.
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How Can I Set The Default Number Of Days My Invoices Will Become Due After They Are Issued?

Invoice Due Date Default
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How can I set the amount of time my client has to pay me?

Setting the number of days in which your invoice will become due after it is issued
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How can I move an invoice from one project to another?

Moving invoices between projects
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Written by Cameron Pocock
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How can I make my work not fully available to my client before I receive payment but allow them to see a preview?

Prevent downloading of work product until you are paid in full
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Written by Cameron Pocock
Updated over a week ago