Create a free text invoice template

Note

We will not be accepting edits to this topic, because it is generated from a business process in Lifecycle Services.

This recording uses the USMF demo company. The recording is intended for the user who is responsible for managing and processing A/R invoices.

  1. Go to Accounts receivable > Invoices > Recurring invoices > Free text invoice templates.
    • Use this form to create free text invoice templates that can include invoice lines, charges, an accounting distribution template, and ledger account information.
  2. Click 'New' to create a new free text invoice template.
  3. In the Template name field, type a value.
    • ‘Template name’ uniquely identifies a free text invoice template. No two templates can have the same ‘Template name’.
  4. In the Description field, enter a description of the template.
  5. Expand the Invoice lines tab.
  6. In the Description field, enter a description of the invoice line.
  7. In the Main account field, select a revenue account.
    • You can select the offset transaction account of a customer credit for the total invoice amount in the Customer posting profiles page.
  8. In the Sales tax group field, click the drop-down button to open the lookup.
    • The sales tax group for the current invoice line is the default sales tax group for the customer account.
  9. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  10. In the Item tax group field, select the item sales tax group for the current invoice line.
  11. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  12. In the Unit price field, enter or view the price per unit for the invoice line
    • This amount is multiplied by the Quantity field to determine the invoice line amount.
  13. Add a new line to free text invoice template.
  14. In the Description field, enter a description of the invoice line.
  15. In the Main account field, select a revenue account.
    • You can select the offset transaction account of a customer credit for the total invoice amount in the Customer posting profiles page.
  16. In the Sales tax group field, click the drop-down button to open the lookup.
    • The sales tax group for the current invoice line is the default sales tax group for the customer account.
  17. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  18. In the Item sales tax group field, click the drop-down button to open the lookup.
    • The item sales tax group for the current invoice line.
  19. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  20. Enter or view the number of units for the invoice line
    • This number is multiplied by the value in the Unit price field to determine the invoice line amount.
  21. Enter or view the price per unit for the invoice line.
    • This amount is multiplied by the value in the Quantity field to determine the invoice line amount.
  22. View and modify the accounting distributions for an individual line and any child lines.
    • Accounting distributions define how an amount will be accounted for, such as how the revenue, tax, or charges will be accounted for on a free text invoice.
  23. Update the accounting distributions for the selected invoice line.
  24. Click Close.