|1||Invoice number||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default. You can change how invoices are numbered (customer or account level) in the Invoice template.|
|2||Date of issue||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|3||Date due||There’s no requirement to display the date by which a customer must pay an invoice. However, it’s a best practice.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|4a||Merchant company name||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|4b||Merchant company address||Sending an invoice to another business always requires this field.||Enter your Support address under Public business information. You can also default to your business address as listed in your account settings.|
|5||Merchant VAT ID||Invoices generally require a merchant VAT ID (or tax ID). If you sell goods or services to a business customer in another EU country, you must mention your VAT ID, which is a number that contains a country prefix.||Add your relevant tax or VAT ID by navigating to Manage tax information in the Invoice template.|
|6a||Recipient name||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|6b||Recipient address||This is always required.||You can add this field by clicking the Additional details button when you first create a customer.|
|7||Recipient VAT ID||Sending an invoice to another business typically requires this field. If you sell goods or services to a business customer in another EU country, you must mention the customer’s VAT ID, which is a number that contains a country prefix.||You can add this field by:|
- Clicking Add additional details (just like with the recipient address) when you create a new customer, and scrolling down to Tax ID at the bottom of the dialog.
- Adding it as a custom field under Advanced options when you create an invoice.
|8||Name of the good or service||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|9||Invoice line item supply date||This is always required when the supply date of individual line items is different from the invoice send date.||You can display line item supply dates by clicking the toggle under Item options.|
|10||Price of the good or service||For an invoice to be compliant, it must display tax-exclusive prices. For each invoice line item, you must show the following:|
- Unit price (excluding VAT).
- Any applicable discounts.
- Total amount payable (excluding VAT), which is the unit price times the quantity, minus discounts.
|You must display tax-exclusive prices to comply with EU invoicing rules.1|
|11||Invoice line item tax rate percentage2||This is always required. It’s sufficient to display the tax percentage amount for an invoice line item. You’re not required to display the cash amount per invoice line item.||You can determine the tax to display on an invoice by:|
- Using Stripe Tax to automatically calculate the tax.
- Manually adding the tax rate when you are create an item. Select Item taxes and coupons, enter your desired tax rate, then Create a new tax rate.
|12||Invoice subtotal (excludes VAT)||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|13||VAT amount||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|14||Invoice total (includes VAT)||This is always required.||Stripe populates this by default.|
|N/A||Custom fields||In some European countries, you must also display additional information including the business registration number, purchase order (PO), or payment due date.||Under Advanced options in the Invoice Editor, click Add custom field.|