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  • Trusted with over 1 million invoices created by Tide members
  • Connect your existing business bank account to Tide Invoicing via Open Banking in minutes
  • Start sending and tracking invoices today
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All your invoicing needs in one place

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Quick and easy

Create and send invoices while on the go with Tide

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Customisable

Add notes, set payment terms, write a personal message, add recipients in To/CC/BCC

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Add VAT if you need to

Choose a preset rate, automatically work out the VAT, use this for your VAT return

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Stay organised

Match payments to invoices, mark as paid and keep track of your payments with accounting categories

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Small business invoicing made easy

Say goodbye to separate invoicing software!

As the fastest-growing digital business banking platform, we’re all about supporting our community of over 450,000 sole traders, freelancers and small businesses.

Tide makes invoicing a breeze. Connect your business bank account to the Tide platform and bill your customers directly from the app. Create fast and professional invoices for free using our simple invoice template.

Create customised invoices in one single set up

Use our smart invoice template to create your own professional invoices in seconds. Enter your business details once and use again and again.

  • Enter your company name and number
  • Add your own notes
  • Include units of measurement
  • Add your own customised footnote
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Add customer and invoice payment details

Personalise your invoice template by adding customer details and payment terms. Update in seconds, helping you to get paid on time.

  • Find your customer in the Tide app
  • Select or update their details
  • Set a due date to ensure you get paid on time
  • Add VAT payments in a tap
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Personalise, review and send

Send professional invoices to your customers straight from the Tide app. Automatic numbering helps you stay on top of your invoice payments.

  • Add a personal message to your customer
  • Save your invoice as an easy-to-read PDF
  • Preview before you send
  • Send directly to your customer from the Tide app
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Keep track of invoice payments

Stay organised with customer payments in the Tide app. Know at a glance who has paid and when. Categorise your payments to streamline your accounting.

  • Match payments to invoices
  • Mark invoices as paid
  • Tag your payments with accounting categories
  • Prioritise overdue invoices in an instant
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Seamless invoicing for your business

Connecting your existing business bank account to the Tide platform couldn’t be simpler. It’s completely safe and secure and can be done in minutes. When you connect, your data will be kept safe – we’ll only use it to give you access to hassle-free invoicing for your business.

Simply create your free invoice template just once and you’re ready to go. Hassle-free - it’s all set up for repeat use for you to invoice your customers with ease.

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Invoicing is an absolute lifesaver when you need help to get organised. So many features, all designed to help make running your business easier. I'm invoicing customers before I leave the job!

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Invoicing FAQs

I was charged for using Direct Debit, what does this mean?

With Invoice Assistant, you can collect 2 invoices per month for free using Direct Debit. The Direct Debit fee will be charged and then refunded in the first week of the following month.

What kind of card payments can I accept for my invoices?

Payments made by Visa, Mastercard debit and credit cards are accepted.

How do I cancel Invoice Assistant?

Log in to the Tide app, then:

  1. Go to the Invoice hub
  2. Tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen
  3. Select Add-ons and then Cancel add-on

What happens when I cancel the Invoice Assistant?

You can cancel Invoice Assistant at any time. If you cancel the Invoice Assistant, it will remain active for the remainder of the month in which you cancelled and you will not be due a refund for any fees charged for that month. If you wish to sign up for the Invoice Assistant again, you will need to wait until it is inactive. Remember, your Invoice Assistant subscription will renew automatically each month unless you cancel before the end of the month.

When will I pay for Invoice Assistant?

Invoice Assistant is billed in advance, so when you sign up you’ll pay immediately for the remainder of your first month. After this, your subscription will automatically renew each month. You’ll pay your subscription fees in the first week of each calendar month, so please make sure you have sufficient funds in your account before this.

How soon do I get the money in my bank account?

After payment is made using secure Payment Links, the fees are automatically deducted from your Payout amount and the remaining balance should be transferred directly into your bank account within 3 working days.

Can I cancel an invoice after I’ve sent it?

Yes, you can. 

Here’s how to do it in 3 quick steps: 

  1. Select the invoice
  2. Go to Actions > Cancel invoice
  3. Review your changes and send the email – your invoice won’t be cancelled if you don’t complete this step

Please note, you can’t cancel invoices that are due to be paid via Direct Debit.

How much does the Invoice Assistant cost?

The Invoice Assistant is our Invoicing add-on. It costs £10+VAT per month and is billed monthly in advance.

How do I sign up for Invoice Assistant?

Simply go to the Tide app or Tide on the web, then:

  1. Select Invoice from  the bottom menu
  2. Tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen
  3. Select Features and then Get Invoice Assistant

Tap OK to complete and we’ll send you an email to confirm your purchase.

Is Invoice Assistant available to Sole Traders?

Yes. Invoice Assistant is available both for Limited Companies and Sole Traders. For £10 a month + VAT, you can get:

  • Automatic invoice chasing
  • Automatic invoice matching
  • 2 x FREE Direct Debits per month, powered by GoCardless

How do I create an invoice with Tide Invoicing?

Simply open your Tide app and go to Invoice, then:

  1. Edit your template and tap Create a new invoice
  2. Add your items and include VAT if you need to
  3. Check that your details are correct, then you’re ready to send it to your customer

Is Tide Invoicing free?

Yes. Invoicing is free for all Tide members to use. You can create and send invoices, and customise them with your company logo.

You can also get Tide’s Invoice Assistant for £10 +VAT/month, which gives you automatic invoice chasing and auto-matching, as well as two free Direct Debits (powered by GoCardless) per month.

How do I create a draft invoice?

When you create an invoice but are not ready to send it, it’ll automatically be saved as a draft. All you have to do is enter the name of the customer you’re invoicing and add at least one item.

Can I edit an invoice after I’ve sent it?

Unfortunately not right now – but we’re working to make this feature available to you.

How can I change my personal details in an invoice?

Your details are automatically filled in for you, but you can change your email address in invoice settings.

If you’re a sole trader, you can change your name and address too.

Unfortunately, if you’re a limited company, you can’t change your name and registered address. That’s because, for legal reasons, the details on your invoices must match the details we have for your business.

 

To change your invoice settings in the Tide app:

Go to Invoice > Tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen > Tap Template

See also: How can I edit my invoice template?

How can I edit my invoice template?

At the moment, you can’t change the template design – but you can change all of these:

  • Company logo
  • Company name
  • Invoice address
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Default due date

 

To change your invoice settings:

In your Tide app, go to Invoice > Tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen > Tap Template

From here, you can also add your own logo to your invoice template by uploading it from your files. 

 

Want to see how your invoice template looks?

In your Tide app, go to Invoice > Tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen > Tap Template and then the PDF icon in the top right

How can I edit my customers' details?

It’s easy –here’s what to do. In your Tide app:

  1. Go to Invoice > tap Manage or the 3 dots at the top right of the screen
  2. Tap Customers
  3. Tap on the customer whose details you want to change

From there, you’ll be able to edit their details – just remember to save your changes.

How do I add VAT to an invoice?

To add VAT to invoices you create in your Tide app, you’ll need to add your VAT number to your profile. Here’s what to do:

  • In your Tide app, go to More > Profile
  • Tap your trading address
  • Add your VAT number

After that, when you create an invoice, you’ll be able to choose the VAT rate for each invoice.

How do I match an invoice to the payment?

  • Go to Invoice
  • Select an invoice and tap Actions
  • Tap Mark as Paid
  • Select the relevant transaction and tap Confirm
    You can match invoices to payments you received in the previous two months.

That’s it! Easy.

Or you could make use of the Invoice Assistant add-on for only £10/mth and the matching and chasing of invoices will be done automatically for you. You will also receive 2 free Direct Debits per month, powered by GoCardless. Tide’s Invoice Assistant is available to both sole traders and limited companies. See the Invoice Assistant terms and conditions for further details.

How do I mark two or more invoices as paid?

  • Go to Invoice
  • Select an invoice by long-pressing, or go to the Actions menu (top right) and choose Select.
    You can select up to 100 invoices.
  • Tap the ✔ to mark the invoices as paid

Can my customer pay an invoice by card?

Unfortunately, this feature is currently only available to some members – but we’re working to make it available to everyone soon.