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Old 01-19-2012, 04:42 PM
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still not ,been paid for services

i have commercial property that is always behind.ive got properties from august that i havent been paid yet.! does anyone charge late fees? I would like to be more business like, and come up with a proper form to send them instead of contract labor forms.is 15% too much after 30 days?
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:07 PM
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at the bottom of my invoices it states that any payment over 30 days is subjuct to a 15% charge, i generally never have a late payment, but before i had it on there i was always tracking people down..
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:19 PM
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i have commercial property that is always behind.ive got properties from august that i havent been paid yet.! does anyone charge late fees? I would like to be more business like, and come up with a proper form to send them instead of contract labor forms.is 15% too much after 30 days?
August? Really? TAKE 'EM TO COURT!!!!!!
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:30 PM
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Are you still performing services? Please tell me you have a contract on this job. Have a lawyer draft a demand for payment letter. How much are we talking about?
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:34 PM
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I have found that emailing works better than hand delivering.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:03 PM
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its around $370, my business tactics needes a overhaul
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:06 PM
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at the bottom of my invoices it states that any payment over 30 days is subjuct to a 15% charge, i generally never have a late payment, but before i had it on there i was always tracking people down..
its their contract labor forms i have to fill out,do i need to bill them differently?i know handwriting that on the bottom of form doesnt look very business like.what does your invoice look like?
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:07 PM
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Payment schedule, late fees, service suspension, ect.... All should have been put in a contract and signed by both parties involved before any work was performed. Now its slow, over haul your contracts and business sense.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:07 PM
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Wow you let that go way too long. At the end of the year I still had a few people owe me money for cleanups and mowing in October and November. I made a simple collection letter based on one I found online. I sent them as a certified letter and received all my payments within 2 weeks. Worth the $15 in postage and now I don't have to think about it anymore.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:24 PM
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Better check with your states laws pertaining to this subject as well. It is illegal to just pull a number out of the air and charge them a late fee.
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