Legal Definition and Related Resources of Invoice
Meaning of Invoice
An itemized account in writing sent to a purchaser by the seller of merchandise .
Invoice Alternative Definition
In commercial law. An account of goods or merchandise sent by merchants to their correspondents at home or abroad, in which the marks of each package, with other particulars, are set forth. Marsh. Ins. 408; Dane, Abr. Index. 47 Miss. 76. An invoice ought to contain a detailed statement, which should indicate the nature, quantity, quality, and price of the things sold, deposited, etc. 1 Pardessus, Dr. Com. note 248. See Bill of Lading; 2 Wash. C. C. (U. S.) 113, 155. An invoice of goods sometimes means the goods themselves, and invoice price or cost sometimes means the prime price or cost of goods, although there is no invoice in fact. 6 Jones & Spencer (N. Y.) 342.
Financial Definition of Invoice
Bill written by a seller of goods or services and submitted to the purchaser.
Synonyms of Invoice
- account rendered
- statement of account
- statement of obligations
- statement particularizing debts due
(Itemized list), noun
- account of goods shipped
- account of merchandise
- bill of lading
- check list
- itemized account
- list of goods
- list of items
- list of items shipped
- list of mercantile goods
- merchandise specification
- schedule of items and their respective prices
- Associated Concepts: uniform commercial code
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Invoice Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Invoice in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: Bill prepared by a seller of goods or services and submitted to the purchaser.