No payment for overdue invoices, can I ask for total payment now?
Thread poster: Günter Dannhauer

Günter Dannhauer
Australia
Local time: 08:35
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Jul 26, 2004

Good morning everybody,

just a sort question. I have worked for an agency in Belgium and not received any payment.

Six invoices are overdue now, up to 4 months. Two more invoices will become due in about two weeks. Two weeks ago they promised to pay, however, I got nothing.

I want to send the a final demand for payment today, and pass it to a debt collector if they haven't payed within 3 days.

My question now: Is it reasonable to extend this final demand for payment to ALL of my invoices though two of them will only be due in about two weeks?

That would save me going through the whole procedue again in August.

I know from other companies that once your payments are overdue, all outstanding amounts get due immediately.

Would it be alright then if I ask today for payment of all outstanding amounts (around 3000 EU)?

Thanks
Günter


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Günter Dannhauer
Australia
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Thanks Jul 26, 2004

Thanks very much,Tayfun

I have just sent I final demand for the total amount. I will see if it works. I realised the invoices not due yet are only a small fraction of the total so it would not matter too much if they don't accept it. (Just hope they don't read this

Best regards,
Günter


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 08:35
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BlueBoard rating Jul 26, 2004

Hi Günter,
Please don't forget to enter a rating for that outsourcer on the ProZ.com BlueBoard.

Thanks, Ralf


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xxxBrandis
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Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi Günter,
Please don't forget to enter a rating for that outsourcer on the ProZ.com BlueBoard.

Thanks, Ralf
Hi! What can be done, if the staff removes the rating by mistake!!, and doesn´t repost it even after restructuring, truncating a lengthy rating etc.,
Rgds,
Brandis

[Edited at 2004-07-26 16:25]


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Tina Vonhof  Identity Verified
Canada
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To be reasonable Jul 26, 2004

First of all, Gunter, with all due respect, I think you should have refused to do any further work after the first 3 invoices were overdue.

But now that you've let it go on this long, if you send them a final invoice for the total outstanding amount, I think to be reasonable you would have to give them the same time to pay as you normally would 30 days?). Considering that the last two invoices are not really overdue yet, 3 days seems unreasonable. Your chances of getting paid may be better if you don't push that hard.

DO enter this into the Blue Book.

Good luck, I hope you will get your money.


Gunter Dannhauer wrote:

Good morning everybody,

just a sort question. I have worked for an agency in Belgium and not received any payment.

Six invoices are overdue now, up to 4 months. Two more invoices will become due in about two weeks. Two weeks ago they promised to pay, however, I got nothing.

I want to send the a final demand for payment today, and pass it to a debt collector if they haven't payed within 3 days.

My question now: Is it reasonable to extend this final demand for payment to ALL of my invoices though two of them will only be due in about two weeks?

That would save me going through the whole procedue again in August.

I know from other companies that once your payments are overdue, all outstanding amounts get due immediately.

Would it be alright then if I ask today for payment of all outstanding amounts (around 3000 EU)?

Thanks
Günter


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Henry Dotterer
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I will contact you privately, Brandis Jul 26, 2004

Brandis wrote:

Ralf wrote:

Please don't forget to enter a rating for that outsourcer on the ProZ.com BlueBoard.
Hi! What can be done, if the staff removes the rating by mistake!!, and doesn´t repost it even after restructuring, truncating a lengthy rating etc.,

I am contacting you directly regarding this incident.


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