The lingering impact of the pandemic on IRS collections
SEPTEMBER 14, 2023
IRS data and changes to collection operations over the past four years show 10 clear effects.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2023
IRS data and changes to collection operations over the past four years show 10 clear effects.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
I always feel energised after these meetings and in this one we had a fascinating discussion around data collection minimisation. Anna kicked off the discussion by asking the group to think about the (over) collection of gender data. It is a key concept underpinning responsible data use. Privacy by design.
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
Debt collections between businesses (B2B) is the recovery of overdue payments for goods or services provided to another company. Understanding the intricacies of B2B debt collections is essential for businesses to manage their cash flow effectively and maintain healthy financial relationships with their clients.
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
Delaying a payment or not paying an invoice and letting amounts pile up are a way for a client to give voice to a problem with your services without causing an immediate confrontation.
JULY 24, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law What is the Cash Collection Cycle? The cash collection cycle is the number of days it takes to collect accounts receivable. Clearly, this is only cost-effective for very large overdue balances.
JUNE 19, 2023
Effective communication is the most critical aspect of any A/R collections strategy. Even so, there are some basics you can apply across most templates you may use for collections. How Can You Use Templates To Collect Invoices Outstanding for Payment? Create an invoice for every step of the collections process.
OCTOBER 30, 2023
What are the Benefits of Autonomous Finance in A/R Collections? Automating manual tasks such as A/R invoice collections and account reconciliation eliminates these tasks that are prone to human error. As a result, businesses can increase productivity in their A/R collections teams without hiring additional staff.
AUGUST 11, 2023
Do your business debt collections keep you up at night? Is outsourcing B2B debt collections the right choice for your business? Is outsourcing B2B debt collections the right choice for your business? More often than not, some of those invoices will remain unpaid unless you have the resources to follow up with them.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2023
Related Courses Business Ratios Guidebook Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections The Interpretation of Financial Statements What is the Collection Effectiveness Index? The collection effectiveness index (CEI) is a measure of the ability of the collections staff to collect funds from customers.
JULY 23, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law What is the Procedure for Collections? The collections staff may deal with an enormous number of overdue invoices. The detailed collection procedure is listed below. The steps are noted below.
JULY 12, 2023
The Internal Revenue Service has been sending out erroneous balance due notices demanding taxpayers in federal disaster areas pay up, even though they're supposed to get extra time.
OCTOBER 14, 2022
When making the decision to use commercial debt collection services, businesses should be choosy. The collections specialists will be speaking to your clients on your behalf. Here's a helpful guide to choosing the best commercial collection services.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2023
The top three states had an average change percentage of 215.76% between 2021 and 2022.
MAY 12, 2023
Debt collections may not be the most enjoyable part of back office operations, but it's absolutely necessary. What happens when business debt goes to collections? Unfortunately, some of your business clients will miss a payment or more due to various reasons. If you've signed an agreement and fulfilled your part, they still owe you.
JULY 28, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law What is a Collection Agency? A collection agency is a business that contacts customers on behalf of their suppliers , using various methods to enforce payment of overdue receivable and loan payments.
JULY 17, 2023
It's crucial to provide a detailed process for escalating past-due invoices beyond accounts receivable to collections. Does your A/R team know when to escalate delinquent accounts to collections?
JULY 7, 2023
B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) debt collections are different. Agencies that collect from individuals will use different collection tactics and are subject to harsher regulations than those that collect from businesses.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections What is Collection Dispute Cycle Time? Collection dispute cycle time is the time required to resolve the average collection dispute. Related Articles Accounts Receivable Discounted Collection Effectiveness Index Deduction Management
APRIL 21, 2023
If those subscribers fail to meet their obligations, their accounts can be sent to collections for recourse. Non-payer churn is one of many reasons that Saas companies need debt collection services. Businesses selling software-as-a-service (SaaS), or anything else "as-a-service," rely on monthly or annual fees from subscribers.
DECEMBER 9, 2022
The objective of an effective collections policy is to ensure that clients pay on time. When your business is struggling with cash flow or falling behind on collecting what's owed, it could be a sign that the policy needs updating. Here are signs that your B2B collections policy isn't working.
JUNE 30, 2023
Business-to-business debt collections could also impact your relationships with current and potential clients. Use these tips to protect your business reputation during B2B debt collections. Nobody likes asking for money - least of all when your clients aren't paying their invoices promptly.
APRIL 7, 2023
When companies seek out debt collection agencies that they can trust, they also want to work with those who understand their industry. When a debt collections agency speaks your language, B2B account recovery can be more successful.
AUGUST 3, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law Debt collection for a small business can be a difficult endeavor. A smaller organization does not have the resources to invest in an expensive debt collection infrastructure.
JULY 27, 2023
Related Courses Business Ratios Guidebook The Interpretation of Financial Statements What is the Collection Ratio? The collection ratio is the average period of time that an organization’s trade accounts receivable are outstanding. The formula for the collection ratio is to divide total receivables by average daily sales.
DECEMBER 30, 2022
Here are the Accounts Receivable and Business Collections Trends for 2023. In previous years, we've used this annual review to learn insights on how we can do better for our readers. Let us know if there's a topic that we can do better for you in the upcoming year.
MAY 9, 2023
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest addition to the Gaviti accounts receivable collections platform: the Credit Management Module! The enhanced profiles also help streamline your communication and follow-up processes with customers, ensuring that your collections efforts are as efficient as possible.
APRIL 18, 2023
This blog post will explore various strategies that finance and collections teams can adopt to better handle issues that might arise from these recent unyielding interest rate increases. Ensure that your collections team has the necessary resources and tools to collect outstanding receivables and manage cash flow effectively.
FEBRUARY 3, 2023
Or you could escalate to a professional B2B collections agency that values your business relationships and your cash flow. Are You Taking Too Long to Collect on Receivables? Late or non-paying clients cause your business to write receivables off as bad debt, and they could cause the deterioration of your business relationships.
JANUARY 8, 2023
How Prioritization Strategies Improve Collections Performance. Accounts Receivable teams can use prioritization strategies to increase the efficiency of their collections process. Organizations can improve the efficacy of their A/R processes by using task prioritization in collections management. Use Automation Tools.
DECEMBER 18, 2022
So, how can account receivable collections and automation help them achieve this? Before delving into the topic of A/R collections and automation , let’s first define what working capital is. Having accurate and up-to-date information on collections is essential for forecasting cash flow. Prioritize Collection Tasks.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law A past due invoice is a billing that has not been paid as of its due date. If a business extends credit to its customers , it is likely to experience situations where it must collect a past due invoice.
JULY 29, 2023
Related Courses Credit & Collection Guidebook Effective Collections The collections clerk position is accountable for collecting the maximum amount of overdue funds from customers , which may include a variety of customer location techniques, collection methods, legal claims, and the selective use of outside collection services.
NOVEMBER 11, 2022
When it's your job to collect past-due invoices, what you say matters. Here's what to say when collecting past-due invoices. And what you say will depend on your state of mind when you type the email or get on the phone. It's important that you're well-prepared.
AUGUST 27, 2023
Related Courses Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections Essentials of Collection Law The primary tool of the collector is the collection call. Collection Notes Assemble the complete set of notes from any prior conversations with the customer.
MAY 30, 2023
How well your team handles collections determines whether you have the cash to make payroll, pay taxes, and cover other financial obligations. What Is Accounts Receivable Collections Outsourcing? A/R collections outsourcing refers to the practice of hiring another entity to manage your collections activities.
JULY 6, 2023
But collecting and organizing these documents can be a daunting task. The post Bookkeeping Document Checklist: Collect and Organize Your Financial Documents appeared first on LedgerDocs. Accurate record keeping can help you to remain organized, compliant and gain insight into the financial position of your business.
JUNE 9, 2023
If you've ever struggled with chronic late-paying clients or are silently seething over invoices that were never paid, you're probably considering commercial debt collection. You may wonder how to escalate an unpaid debt to a collections agency and if they'll damage your client relationships.
AUGUST 24, 2023
Related Courses Essentials of Employment Law Human Resources Guidebook Payroll Management What is Collective Bargaining? Collective bargaining is the process of negotiating a labor contract between an employer and a union. The process is needed to arrive at an agreement that is mutually agreeable to both parties.
JANUARY 16, 2023
As a collections team, mailing dunning emails and collecting receivables from customers are routine tasks. By applying these same principles to your collections workflows, you can improve your cash flow and reduce your Days Sales Outstanding (DSO). But how can you ensure that you are using the most effective workflow possible?
MARCH 29, 2023
Related Courses Business Ratios Guidebook Credit and Collection Guidebook Effective Collections What is the Average Collection Period? The average collection period is the average number of days required to collect invoiced amounts from customers.
MARCH 24, 2023
Use these tips to efficiently collect AR and get invoices paid faster. The effectiveness of your accounts receivable department may be one of the most important measurements to determine the success of your business.
NOVEMBER 14, 2022
Receivables collection is one of the most critical functions of any business, but it can also become one of the most stressful. Companies can reduce many overwhelming and monotonous aspects of collections via automation. Sage Intacct streamlines collections tasks but automation alone is not enough. Book your demo to get started.
NOVEMBER 4, 2022
Hiring a professional debt collection agency seems complex and a little uncertain. Maybe your only interaction with debt collection was as a consumer and that wasn't a positive experience. Here are tips to consider when hiring a debt collections agency for your business. No need to fret.
AUGUST 25, 2023
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