How to make corrective invoices

A corrective invoice is an invoice that rectifies any mistake in an invoice issued previously. We will see what requirements must meet and we show you an example of a corrective invoice.

What is a corrective invoice?

A corrective invoice is an invoice that rectifies any mistake in an invoice issued previously.

Corrective invoice requirements

  • You must report the number of the invoice that you rectify.
  • Must have a different numbering series than the ordinary invoices series.
  • Other requirements of ordinary invoices.

How to create a corrective invoice with Contasimple

1. Enter your list of issued invoices.

Issued invoices

2. Find the invoice to rectify

Click on the small inverted triangle on the right. A drop-down list will open with various options. Click on "Generate rectifying invoice".

Generate corrective invoice

3. Your corrective invoice is automatically generated and linked to the original invoice.

Corrective invoice

The information that appears is the same that the invoice to rectify had but with the amount in negative:

Amount corrective invoice

4. Correct your invoice

Now you just have to make the necessary changes to rectify your wrong invoice.

Correct to corrective invoice

Once edited and inserted, your corrective invoice will be added to your accounting logbooks.

Corrective invoice added to logbook

Example of a corrective invoice

Please find below the example of the corrective invoice that we have just created when explaining the process:

Example corrective invoice

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