Tax & admin 9 February 2018

Infographic: Nine inexcusable excuses for ignored invoices

When it comes to unpaid invoices, honesty is the best policy
What’s the worst excuse you’ve ever received from a client for failing to pay their invoice? Here, marketing executive at small business lending platform CCC Finance, Jade Waddy, reveals some frequently used excuses for ignored invoices.

he that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

– Benjamin Franklin

The above quote from United States founding father Benjamin Franklin perfectly demonstrates how any excuse for a late payment is a poor excuse.

When struggling with finances, it can be understandable that someone may need to bend the truth every now and then to buy more time when you need to cough up the cash that you simply don’t have.


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