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Invoice Template Australia

Use our free Australian invoice template to create invoices or tax invoices (incl. GST) for your Australian business

The best invoice templates for Australia

You do not need to spend time going through all the invoice templates available on the internet. We have created a free invoice forms that you can easily edit or download to your computer. Select your preferred format and start using the template now.

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Stripe template

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Classic template

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Modern template

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Simple template

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How GST works in Australia

The single GST rate in Australia is 10%. Only businesses registered for GST are charging GST on their tax invoices. Learn more below.

GST and GST registration

When starting a new business, you will not be registered for GST by default. You will need to get an ABN and add it to every invoice.  If you register for GST, you will start generating and sending tax invoices. Only GST registered businesses will include the title 'Tax Invoice' on their invoices.

The difference is that a tax invoice will include GST details. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) defines six reasons for mandatory registration for GST:

  • When your business or enterprise has a GST turnover (gross income from all businesses minus GST) of $75,000 or more

  • When you start a new business and expect your turnover to reach the GST threshold (or more) in the first year of operation

  • if you're already in business and have reached the GST threshold

  • If your non-profit organisation has a GST turnover of $150,000 per year or more

  • When you provide taxi or limousine travel for passengers (including ride-sourcing) regardless of your GST turnover – this applies to both owner drivers and if you lease or rent a taxi

  • If you want to claim fuel tax credits for your business or enterprise

Tax Return and Business Activity Statement

Every Australian business needs to lodge an annual tax return, stating all your income and expenses for the previous financial year. A financial year starts on 01 July and finishes on 30 June next year. 

If you register for GST, whether it is a voluntary or mandatory registration, you will be required to lodge your quarterly Business Activity Statements (BAS). On this statement, you will state your quarterly revenues, GST charged on the revenues, and GST from the expenses. 

BAS can be lodged via the ATO portal, as part of the MY GOV app and online dashboard. Based on the result, you will be required to pay the difference between the GST on the revenue and expenses. 

In your BAS, ATO can also calculate a prepayment on your future tax return which will be based on the expected income in the current financial year and your previous taxable income.

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Frequently asked questions

How to create an invoice?

Creating invoices with our templates is simple. You don't have to worry what information should be included in each field, everything is described and well explained so you can easily follow.

All you need to do is choose the template you like and follow step-by-step process - including your client's name, your business name, dates, reference number, type of service and so on. You can make it more appealing with your company logo, choosing colors and adding your signature.

What kind of template should I use?

We think it's all about preference. You can use template in Word to create simple invoices, or Excel and Google docs with adding various formulas, but each format has limited options for formatting.

We recommend choosing from one of our predefined templates that enables you insert signature, logo, choose any color and many more. You will sure make an impression on your client and all templates are easily downloadable from our generator.

what can i get with paid invoicing tool?

Do you want more than just creating invoice templates? Does your business grow and you want to keep it organized? Billdu mobile and web app can help you with all of that.

Keep your invoicing under one roof, get paid faster with online payments, invite your accountant to collaborate with you, and take your invoicing to the next level. Now with 30-day free trial you can experience the app with all the premium features.

How you can improve your business with billdu

Professional invoice templates are not the only thing we offer. With Billdu you can grow business even more.

Invoice maker on the go

mobile and web app

Create your invoice templates directly in our app and keep your documents at one place and access them whenever you like. You can try it out with 30-days free trial.

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2x FASTER PAYMENTS

Add a Pay Now button to the bill template and get paid up to 9 days sooner by accepting payments from online payment services. Nothing cheers up more than a settled bill!

Online invoice creator - handy dashboard with overview of invoices, expenses and balance

dashboard and other documents

Don't limit yourself with invoices only. Create estimates, quotes, delivery notes and more. Keep the track with our dashboard that gives you the greatest comfort for operating and monitoring your business.

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