How long should a check be cashable before it's void?

March 30, 2021


Q. I have a quick question for our panelists. We are looking to insert the verbiage “Void after xx days” on our checks and are looking to see what is best practice across the industry. 1. Do you have “Void after xx days.” printed on your AP checks? 2. If so, how many days is “xx”? A. (Answered by the IOFM Advisory Panel) ----- Our checks read “Void after 180 days.” The advantage to doing this is to keep your outstanding check file current. Internal processes should align with the stale date to…

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