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Easy Invoice Creation with Laravel Invoicable Package

Laravel-invoicable is a package by Sander van Hooft that offers an easy invoice creation for Laravel. Unlike Laravel Cashier, this package is payment gateway agnostic.

If you're looking for Mollie payment processing, be sure to check out laravel-payable-redirect-mollie.




$ composer require sander-van-hooft/laravel-invoicable

You can publish the migration with:

$ php artisan vendor:publish --provider="SanderVanHooft\Invoicable\InvoicableServiceProvider" --tag="migrations"

After the migration has been published you can create the invoices and invoice_lines tables by running the migrations:

$ php artisan migrate

Optionally, you can also publish the invoicable.php config file with:

$ php artisan vendor:publish --provider="SanderVanHooft\Invoicable\InvoicableServiceProvider" --tag="config"

This is what the default config file looks like:

return [
    'default_currency' => 'EUR',
    'default_status' => 'concept',
    'locale' => 'nl_NL',

If you'd like to override the design of the invoice blade view and pdf, publish the view:

$ php artisan vendor:publish --provider="SanderVanHooft\Invoicable\InvoicableServiceProvider" --tag="views"

You can now edit receipt.blade.php in /resources/views/invoicable/receipt.blade.php to match your style.


Money figures are in cents!

Add the invoicable trait to the Eloquent model which needs to be invoiced (typically an Order model):

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use SanderVanHooft\Invoicable\IsInvoicable\IsInvoicableTrait;

class Order extends Model
    use IsInvoicableTrait; // enables the ->invoices() Eloquent relationship

Now you can create invoices for an Order:

$order = Order::first();
$invoice = $order->invoices()->create([]);

// To add a line to the invoice, use these example parameters:
//  Amount:
//      121 (€1,21) incl tax
//      100 (€1,00) excl tax
//  Description: 'Some description'
//  Tax percentage: 0.21 (21%)
$invoice = $invoice->addAmountInclTax(121, 'Some description', 0.21);
$invoice = $invoice->addAmountExclTax(100, 'Some description', 0.21);

// Invoice totals are now updated
echo $invoice->total; // 242
echo $invoice->tax; // 42

// Set additional information (optional)
$invoice->currency; // defaults to 'EUR' (see config file)
$invoice->status; // defaults to 'concept' (see config file)
$invoice->receiver_info; // defaults to null
$invoice->sender_info; // defaults to null
$invoice->payment_info; // defaults to null
$invoice->note; // defaults to null

// access individual invoice lines using Eloquent relationship

// Access as pdf
$invoice->download(); // download as pdf (returns http response)
$invoice->pdf(); // or just grab the pdf (raw bytes)

// Handling discounts
// By adding a line with a negative amount.
$invoice = $invoice->addAmountInclTax(-121, 'A nice discount', 0.21);

// Or by applying the discount and discribing the discount manually
$invoice = $invoice->addAmountInclTax(121 * (1 - 0.30), 'Product XYZ incl 30% discount', 0.21);

// Convenience methods
$invoice->invoicable() // Access the related model

For more details & source code, you can visit Github.

Published at : 10-01-2022

Author : Rizwan Aslam
Rizwan Aslam

I am a highly results-driven professional with 12+ years of collective experience in the grounds of web application development especially in laravel, native android application development in java, and desktop application development in the dot net framework. Now managing a team of expert developers at Codebrisk.

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