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An itemized statement or written account of goods sent to a purchaser or consignee by a vendor that indicates the quantity and price of each piece of merchandise shipped.

A consular invoice is one used in foreign trade. It is signed by the consul of the nation to which the merchandise is shipped. Such an invoice facilitates the entry through the destination country, since the quality and value of the shipment are verified prior to its arrival.


(Bill), noun account, account rendered, note, reckoning, statement, statement of account, statement of obligations, statement particularizing debts due, tab


(Itemized list), noun account of goods shipped, account of merchandise, bill of lading, check list, enumeration, inventory, itemized account, libellus, list of goods, list of items, list of items shipped, list of mercantile goods, merchandise specification, schedule, schedule of items and their respective prices
Associated concepts: uniform commercial code
See also: assess, charge, register

INVOICE, commerce. An account of goods or merchandise sent by merchants to their correspondents at home or abroad, in which the marks of each package, with other particulars, are set forth. Marsh. Ins. 408; Dane's Ab. Index, h. t. An invoice ought to contain a detailed statement, which should indicate the nature, quantity, quality, and price of the things sold, deposited, &c. 1 Pardess. Dr. Com. n. 248. Vide Bill of Lading; and 2 Wash. C. C. R. 113; Id. 155.

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In particular, this news release includes forward looking information relating to the anticipated dates with respect to the Due Bills procedure.
Further information regarding Due Bills and Due Bill trading is included in Donnybrook s information circular and proxy statement dated March 15, 2013 that has now been mailed to Donnybrook Shareholders.
Illinois Partners supports efforts to refinance Illinois's debt and ensure human service providers, as well as small businesses, hospitals, school districts, local governments, and universities are paid the over $4 billion they are owed by the State in past due bills.
After he put the sign up late last year, he said, business increased by 20 cars a day, allowing him to pay a number of past due bills and back taxes.
Due bills are essentially an assignment from a seller of common stock to a buyer of the right to receive the dividend if the condition to the dividend is satisfied.
The due bills will be redeemed on January 4, 2013 once all trades with attached due bills entered into up to the end of the Due Bill Period have settled.
Between April 27 and May 13, 2005, the Common Shares had traded with due bills, which transferred the right to receive the stock dividend of Special Common Shares from sellers to buyers of the Common Shares during this period.
The due bills represent the right to receive the stock dividend of TDS Special Common Shares declared by the TDS Board of Directors on February 17, 2005.
This will result in due bills for the distribution being issued with respect to trades that occurred on December 13, 14 and 17.
Since August of 2006 the company (IBAC) has paid almost $1,000,000 dollars in past due bills and operating short falls (plus its initial investment and carrying costs of about $800,000) to try and keep the property going until finally it became a reality that the property had no chance of survival so the decision was made to close the doors, the company apologizes for the way the property was shut down, but the company did the best it could under adverse circumstances.
The NYSE has advised Reckson that it intends to trade Reckson shares with due bills after such declaration with the result that the dividend will be paid to those holders entitled to receive the merger consideration.
In the news release, Verizon Seeks to Collect $37 Million in Past Due Bills from ATX Communications, issued earlier today by Verizon Communications over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence should read "Verizon has filed a suit in U.