The term bill , from Latin bill, has different uses and meanings. It is understood by invoice to the action and effect of doing . For example: “This pants is of good invoice”, "The idea is not bad, but I think you failed the bill".
Invoice, on the other hand, is the list of items included in a commercial operation . It's about the detailed account of these operations , including factors such as quantity, weight, measurement and price: “Last month I received a 300 peso electricity bill”, “I need a type A invoice to present this purchase to my boss”, “I have to go to the telephone company to claim the bill: I think they forgot to send it to me”.
The issuance of invoices is mandatory in trade operations. The invoice is a receipt that grants rights to the buyer and that implies a series of obligations and responsibilities to the seller.
There are several types of invoices, however, among the most significant are the following:
Normal. It is the one that makes clear the provision of services or the sale of specific products in addition to prices, data required by law and the corresponding taxes.
Simplified As its name indicates, it is the one that, with respect to the previous one, differs by the fact that it has very little data.
Summary. This type of invoice comes as a recapitulation of other previous groups of invoices issued.
Rectifying It is one that is used either to correct a previous invoice that has been issued or to address various returns of products or specific items.
However, we can not ignore the existence of what is known as electronic invoice, which has appeared as a result of what would be the development of new technologies and specifically the Internet. Thus, under that denomination is the invoice that ignores what traditional paper is, since it is presented in an XML format, and that has the same legal validity as that of a physical type.
In the case of Spain, the elements that are established as vital and necessary when making an invoice are several. Among them are the invoice number, the place and the date of issuance thereof, the details of both the supplier and the buyer, the detailed description of the sale, the price per unit and the total purchase, the VAT that is due apply and finally the signature.
In Argentina and Uruguay , is known as an invoice to a type of bun or cake It is sold in bakeries. They are usually eaten during breakfast or snack to accompany coffee with milk, hot chocolate, chocolate milk or mate.
The most popular invoices are the half moons or Croissants, which can be made with butter or fat. Invoices are also filled with dulce de leche, sweet quince or custard, or covered with sugar.
Invoices are usually sold per unit and per dozen. It is possible to buy a dozen croissants or the same type of invoice, although it is also usual to combine different classes.