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    "If the inventory falls short of 10 days, X will pay back the previous month's discount to Y within 30 days of receiving invoice."

    I'm wondering why there's no article before "invoice." I think it should be "within 30 days of receiving the invoice" since we are talking about a specific invoice: one in the amount of the previous month's discount.

    If one didn't want to use an article, one could write "within 30 days of invoicing/billing," in my opinion.

    What do you think?

    Thanks a lot!

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    Default Re: Invoice

    "Business speak" is often abbreviated to include just the bare facts. Of course the article would make the sentence flow better, but it's not absolutely necessary for communicating the thought.

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