Customer liquidating assets

September 6, 2019


Q. We have a customer who owes us money. He is trying to sell his business assets and claims he is going to pay when he sells. We would like to have a legal document, promissory note or something similar. Has anyone run into this situation? What advice do they have as to best documents to use? Best approach? A. (Answered by IOFM Senior Training Judy Bicking) Be very careful here. First, you must follow your policies and procedures (P&Ps) for late payments. If this customer can't sell their…

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