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Collecting Money Whats your approach?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by humble1, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    ahh i c. makes sense :drinkup:
  2. Middle Tennessee Lawn

    Middle Tennessee Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    I bill most customers at end of the month and give them 15 days to pay and have specified late charges. If someone has not paid in two weeks they get a phone call and in 25 years 6,000plus customers only twice have they not sent check immediately. One time had to turnover to my attorney and demand letter worked second time was 250. From paving contractor and we made it our lifes mission to make him suffer we had him cut off from the only two suppliers in Nashville at time.

    After a customer has gone 45 days its time to knock on front door and demand payment time for claiming problem passed 30 days back.
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  3. GreenGuysLC

    GreenGuysLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    I just had a good customer of 4 years stop paying... after months she tells me she has filed bankruptcy. She was a good paying customer until this season, which is why I didnt really get concerned over her late balance. Thsi past season I have had to eat several thousand... way more than ever before. I have a second property in bancruptcy...and have a few I will be filing liens on.

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