Managing your accounting processes with QuickBooks Desktop makes it simple to create, schedule, and email recurring invoices to your regular or long-term clients. QuickBooks 2024 can also be used to make significant alterations or edits to the invoice. You can add new items to the invoices, and all of the permanent elements are preserved as templates. When QuickBooks “memorizes” an invoice, it enters it into the ledger in accordance with your specified schedule and emails the customer a copy.
How to Set Up and Plan a Recurring Bill
You can improve the speed of your payment processes with QuickBooks Desktop invoicing and payment processing features. Use the instructions below to create a recurring email invoice.
- Go to the QuickBooks Homepage and choose Quick Create > Invoice.
- Pick an existing client or add a new one.
- Enter the information requested for the goods, services, price, etc.
- To make payments more quickly and easily, check the “On” online payment option.
- Press “Save” and “Send.”
- A preview of your email will show up on the screen, and you may select the payment method you want to use.
- Click “Send.”
- The instructions will help you commit your regular invoices to memory.
- Select “Create Invoices.”
- Choose the invoice that needs to be remembered or make a new one.
- After choosing Edit, select “Memorize Invoice.”
- From the newly displayed window, pick the options you want. “Add it to my reminder list,” “Do not remind,” and “Automate Transaction Entry” on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis are among the available options. Choose the options based on what you need.
- Press OK.
- You can verify whether your task has been finished by selecting Memorize Transaction List from the List bar. Additionally, you can open your Weekly Transaction Groups, Monthly Transaction Groups, and Quarterly Transaction Groups straight after creating groups from the Memorized Transaction List at the bottom of the screen.
- Store a transaction in your memory.
- After you log in, QuickBooks will ask you to click “Yes” if there are any automatic transactions that need to be entered.
- The procedures for setting up your recurring invoicing are as follows.
- From “Gear,” choose “Recurring Transaction.”
- From the list of recurring transactions, select “New.”
- Type can be chosen from the box next to the Template Name after entering the Template Name. Opt for Scheduled Type.
- Check the box labelled “Automatically send emails” from the Options after entering the customer’s name and email address in the following fields.
- The fields for the date and billing address will be on the remaining form. Complete all necessary fields.
- At the bottom of your screen on the right, select the “Save Template” tab.
- You have two choices for determining how frequently recurring invoices are developed and updated. First, make sure you automatically copy yourself on emails so you can view the whole history of every invoice sent to you by a customer. To be added to the CC list for every customer’s email, select “Company Settings” under “Select Gear.” Select “Messages” from the Sales menu and select “Email me a copy.”
- Examining the status of the customer’s invoice is the second choice. Choose the customer with the recurring invoice under Customers. The customer’s invoice status is displayed in the second-to-last column of the transactions report when it opens.
- Utilize the Click and Pay Button to Save a Fortune.
- Assume that you have sent customer A an email invoice. Along with a secure gateway under the “View Invoice Now” option, the customer will receive an email invoice. A will select the Pay Now tab located just to the top right of the invoice display screen, then input their bank account and credit card details. The transaction will be done with the receipt of an email confirming the funds sent.
- Click the “Pay Now” button.
- An email confirm the payment of the invoice will be sent to you, and QuickBooks Desktop will automatically remove the amount paid from the accounting process.
You may see how simple it is to save time with QuickBooks recurring invoicing by going through the entire procedure two or three times. Best of luck!