Find answers to all the most common invoice related questions
The billing address is used to verify the identity of the cardholder or the customer. For businesses, it is where the invoice is sent, and for credit card transactions, it is used to verify the authenticity of the transaction.
To calculate your electricity bill, you need to know your consumption in kilowatt-hours (kWh), which you can find on your meter, and the cost per kWh, which is set by your energy provider. Multiply your usage by the rate to get the cost.
Recording an invoice usually involves entering it into an accounting system or software. You'll need to input the date, the invoice number, the amount, the vendor name, the description of the goods or services provided, and any taxes applied.
To pay an invoice with PostFinance, you need to log into your PostFinance account, select 'Payments', enter the payee's details (usually available on the invoice), enter the amount, and confirm the payment.
In Switzerland, the limitation period for an invoice is typically 5 years, although this can vary depending on the specifics of the contract and the type of debt.
If you need to dispute an invoice, it's generally best to contact the vendor directly, explaining your issue in a clear and polite manner. If this doesn't resolve the issue, you might consider involving a mediator or legal counsel.
Swiss law typically allows for invoices to be claimed up to 5 years after the date of issue, so this is legal. However, if you have any concerns or disputes about the invoice, it is best to seek legal advice.
In Switzerland, you should keep invoices for at least 10 years. This is to comply with the Swiss Code of Obligations and to ensure that you have documentation available for any future audits or disputes.
To get an invoice from Amazon, go to 'Your Orders', click 'Invoice' next to the relevant order, and then click 'Invoice 1'. From here, you can download or print the invoice.
To create an invoice, include your business information (name, address, contact info), the client's information, a unique invoice number, a description of the goods or services provided, the total amount due, and the payment due date. There are many software tools that can assist with this.