Paul GarrethContent Strategist / Writer in NYC

What's the best free invoicing tool for freelancers?

I've tried several tools but still can't find the one that allows branding, customization and payments. Any suggestion hunters? Free is best ;)
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    Invoicing, Expenses, Time Tracking, Contracts & Payments

    Paul GarrethContent Strategist / Writer in NYC · Written
    I've tried and loved it, but I wish it was free!
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    Kunal Bhatia52Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp · Written
    This is the best product I've seen for invoicing + more. It's a freelancers paradise!
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    Justin Mitchell9Founder & CEO @ Yac · Written is amazing. Highly recommend. I'd normally suggest my own product but I'm currently in the process of selling it!
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    Bonsai Payments v2

    Simple invoicing & ACH payments for freelancers

    Romain LapeyreCo-founder @Gorgiasio · Written
    Bonsai came strongly recommended by a few friends. Their whole solution is well integrated with payments and contracts and I think it’s free for freelancers (couldn’t find any information on it though).
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    Free financial software for your small business

    Wave is a fabulous free alternative that will take care of your bookkeeping as well as invoicing. The link above is from 3 years ago - it's come a long way since then.... You can connect paypal and stripe (no extra charges, beyond the fees you pay to stripe/paypal), and stripe securely stores the c/c info, so your customers can quickly pay their invoice. I don't work for them, or anything....just highly recommend it as an option, if you want to take care of more than just invoicing.
    Amy AhrensOwner, Copy by Amy · Written
    By far, the easiest invoicing and expensive tracking software and it's free until you add payroll. Accepts credit card payments (they do take a fee but its minimal). They recently added recurring monthly invoicing. Not buggy at all especially compared to Quickbooks.
    Asghar CCTO, Hexwhale · Written
    The Best.
  4. 4

    A forecasting app for freelancers, get better insights

    Great product. Does a lot and has a lot of active development going on. They also connect really well with their users and community.
    I've recently returned to Cushion having left a role, and feel it's coming on leaps and bounds. Branding customisation, multi currency, time tracking, forecasting and more - it's the complete package!
  5. I'd like to add TMetric, it's not just the invoicing tool, it's a time tracker with a super useful feature - creating reports for billable time. Usually, I send these reports to my clients for billing purposes.
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    Simple, beautiful accounting that gets you paid instantly.

    Ciocanel RazvanCo-Founder of EpicCoders · Written
    It has to be zipbooks. It's amazing and it's free. They make their money by having a comission on the payment methods they provide but if you don't use that then you pay nada. <3 it
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    Simple Invoices

    Send beautiful invoices with built-in payment in seconds

    Laurent PerrierEntrepreneur - Developer · Written
    Laurent Perrier made this product
    I'm probably biased but I've yet to come across an easier product for invoicing clients. Payments are built-in with Stripe and invoices get paid in 24 hours on average. Not free, but hopefully $10 a month should be affordable to most!
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    Simple Online Time Tracking Software

    Chris PorterMy passion is design, music & photos. · Written
    I've been using this for the past three years, and I have branding and customization on my invoices. Also I can set up Paypal and Stripe buttons in the automated email that goes out with the invoice.
    Excellent product, includes a large set of features in the free version
  9. MenjDesigner & Developer · Written
    It is FREE and easy to use.
  10. Stefan Theofilos10Product Designer, Entrepreneur · Written
    Freshbooks makes invoicing very simple and organized
  11. Bitrix24 is free and the best thing it's quotes, invoices, tasks and client management in one. Has time tracking for easy billing as well. See
  12. This is like the best app to open up even if I am not making a profit :) The world just looks clearer. Useful features, a good interface, and a good mix between automation and getting out of my way.
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    Beautifully simple invoicing for freelancers

    Amrith Shanbhag6Community at Opal 💎 Board of Gen-Z 🐝 · Written
    I don't know why this hasn't been recommended in here :O It's just really beautiful, simple, clean and most of all, free!
  14. Nora ConradOwner of · Written
    If you need more options than just invoicing (contracts, lead forms, tasks, workflows, etc) this is a great option.
  15. Kirk Thompson Co-Founder, KIJO Creative · Written
    Hello, we have recently built a product available on, we have an invoicing system built in although the core product is timesheets. It's free for upto 2 users forever currently. We are aiming to build a stand alone totally free invoice software system in the next few weeks, so any suggestions are welcome! Thanks.
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    cvlogin Online Resume (CV) Builder

    Create professional resumes online for free CV Maker

    Berk AykolContent Manager, · Written
    Free online CV builder, simple interface, you can create CV, share and save a PDF for free
  17. Sarwar HossainI am positive minded guy · Written
    It is a easy to use tool.
  18. Elizabeth Gardner GallagherDigital Marketer and Copywriter · Written
    Tired of plain, white, and often lifeless invoices? Same. Fortunately, Invoice Home has tapped into this need by offering a great free and low-cost invoicing option for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who want to use their invoices for branding purposes. By using either the free or paid ($5/month) version via the web-based or mobile apps (Android & iOS), you’ll gain access to a wide selection of beautifully designed custom templates perfectly suited for your business. Once you’ve finished creating an invoice, download, save, or email your invoice as a PDF. To get paid faster, connect your account to PayPal, Stripe, or so your clients can pay their invoices not only quickly but effortlessly. Other noteworthy features include multi-currency options, 6 supported languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese), and customer support that actually cares :-)
  19. This service offering simple invoice template with one click FREE Invoice Maker for Freelancers. This is also made better for freelancers and people who work from home.