How to collect and record invoice payments on Invoice Temple

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Once invoice was issued to customer and its time to collect the payments and record it for the purpose of mange sales and book keeping.

Create invoices on Invoice Temple is super easy. Just a couple of clicks and fill the client details and add some products. After creating invoices, a user can send it to clients from Invoice Temple console itself.

Customer gets the invoice through email, WhatsApp or print paper. When they receive the invoice and pay to seller according with the payment instructions either Bank Transfer, Gpay, Wallets etc.

After you collect payment from customer and it is important to record the payment details and it helps to keep the books and track sales.

Seller may receive the payments from customer by

  • Full settlement
  • Partial payments

Invoice Temple web console allows you to record both full and partial payments.

Here we can see how to record the payments for the particular invoices.

  1. Go to Invoices on the left menu.

2. Open an Invoice. It will take you to the invoice preview page.

3. Click "Payments" button on the top menu

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4. Go to "New Payment" on the top right corner. Then a popup window will appear.

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5. Payment window have the following fields

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  • Payment Method: What payment method that used to receive the payment from the customer. (Cash, Cheque, Bank Transfer, etc)
  • Payment Date: Date of the payment m
  • Amout: Enter the payment amount that you have received from the client.
  • Remarks: Save personal notes on the remarsaveks field.

6. The save the payment

Thats all. Now the payment was recorded and it will appear on the invoice document.

User can add multiple payments to an invoice.

Managing Multiple Payments

Invoice Temple's web console allows you to record both full and partial payments. This flexibility is important for managing different payment terms. Here is how to manage multiple payments:

Full Settlement: When a client pays the entire invoice amount in a single transaction, simply record it as mentioned above.

Partial Payments: If a client makes a partial payment, note the amount received. You can add numerous payments to an invoice as the client works to pay off the remainder.

Finalizing the process

When you take payment from a consumer and record the payment data, you can maintain the books accurately and track sales properly. The recorded payment will now display on the invoice, keeping your financial records up to date.


Using Invoice Temple for your invoicing needs not only simplifies the process but also ensures you have a professional and efficient system in place. Its free invoicing software allows you to effortlessly create, send, and track invoices, as well as collect and record payments without fuss. Whether you’re a freelancer, a small business owner, or a startup, Invoice Temple has the tools you need to manage your invoicing efficiently and accurately.

Start using Invoice Temple today and see how it can improve your business operations. Experience the ease and professionalism that Invoice Temple brings to your invoicing process. Happy invoicing!

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