According to one study, business owners prefer to use PayPal over other payment services because of the ability to suspend and refund transactions, ease of use, and buyer protection offered.

The business payment service began in 1998 and went public through an IPO in 2002. It became a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBay later that year, valued at $1.5 billion.

In 2015 eBay spun off PayPal to its shareholders, and PayPal became an independent company again. According to Webtribunal, Paypal has more than 392 million active users.

If you are a PayPal business user, you may be asking how to send a PayPal invoice. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered.

Continue reading to learn how to create an invoice in PayPal and send it to your client.

How To Send A PayPal Invoice: The Basics 

Log into your PayPal account and click on the “Invoices” tab to send a PayPal invoice. Then, click on the “Create Invoice” button. Enter the recipient’s email address, invoice amount, and invoice due date. Click on the “Send” button to send the invoice.

Customize Your PayPal Invoice

There are a few things to keep in mind when customizing your PayPal invoice.

First, you’ll want to ensure that all of the necessary information is included. This includes the name and address of the recipient, a description of the services or products invoiced, the amount due, the due date, and your PayPal email address. Include any special instructions, such as if the invoice is for a deposit or if you’ve applied any discounts.

Once you have all of this information entered, you can preview everything using an invoice maker tool online to check for any mistakes. If everything looks good, hit send, and your recipient will receive the invoice via email.

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Get Paid via PayPal Invoice

When you need to get paid for goods or services, you can send a PayPal invoice to your customer. With a PayPal invoice, your customer can use their PayPal account to pay you.

Once you create an invoice on PayPal, your customer will receive an email with a link to the invoice. They can click on the link, log in to their PayPal account, and pay the invoice. Once they’ve paid, you’ll receive a notification and the money will be added to your PayPal account.

What to Do If You Don’t Receive Payment For A PayPal Invoice

If you don’t receive payment for a PayPal invoice, there are a few things you can do.

If the buyer hasn’t paid, you can send them a reminder through PayPal.

If you still don’t receive payment, you can escalate the issue to PayPal’s dispute resolution team.

Paypal Invoicing Is Easy and Free

With PayPal, sending an invoice is easy and free. If you don’t have a PayPal account, setting one up is easy and only takes a few minutes. Once you have an account, follow the steps on how to send a PayPal invoice above.

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