Would you bill for one cut in April

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by dfor, May 5, 2005.

  1. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 829

    Do you send an invoice for just one lawn service visit? One cut, last week in April. Or add it to the May invoice?
  2. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    I'd probably just add it to May's Invoice.
  3. Reliable Lawn Care

    Reliable Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    I bill out all services in April, I do not carry over to the next month, that is how I run my P & L statements,( profit & loss), keeping all activities in the same month. Not everyone may do that, but "it works for me".
  4. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    we would add it to may's bill
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    1 cut...mail it. It's called cash flow. Period
  6. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,157

    I bill it for the month it was done.

    Watch out for customers calling asking why they are being billed for 5 mowings in May.
  7. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    Not interested in eating in the month of may???? :waving:
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I have accounts that has as many as 6 for the month of May depending on the weather. I think the issue is whether or not to take the time to invoice for just one cut. Guess it's up to the LCO.

    Personally, "the goods were shipped" so why not collect?
  9. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I will bill for 1 cut, done it back in march, sometimes people tend to forget or maybe I would forget. Best thing to do is to bill it out and get your $$$$$ helps to keep the book work straight

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Add it to may

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