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Debt Collection Checklist - Checklist.com Mobile App

This Dept. Collection Checklist - Checklist.com Mobile App assists when dealing with debt collection. As a dept. collector who is part of a debt collection agency, any item not checked off on this app should be reviewed for improvement. As a collector, use this app for debt prevention, debts, letters, and follow-up items, all as part of a comprehensive debt collection practice that values fair debt collection practices when working with debtors to collect debt and receive payment.

This Debt Collection Checklist is brought to you by Checklist.com. Also check out GoCanvas's Collection Agency Bill Reminder Notices.

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    Think about the possible steps which may be taken to minimise the possibility of bad debts.

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    Decide who will operate your policy: a laywer, agency or your own staff.

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    Ensure to have systems which detect arrears and potential bad debts early

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    Make sure there is a good communication and understanding between different departments.

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    Make sure to have staff with procedural knowledge and good interpersonal skills

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    Make sure to regular review the policies, procedures and criteria for granting or extending credit

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    Have regular training or refreshers in interpersonal skills, procedural and attitudinal practices.

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    Pursue the big debts first.

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    For a large debt make a phone call before it falls due.

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    For a small debt the process may start with a letter one month after payment is due.

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    Make sure your letters are courteous, clear, specific and addressed to a named executive.

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    Be firm, concise and unwavering.

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    Do not include an apology.

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    Do not suggest compromise or refer to the possibility of part-payment.

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    Ensure that your letters appear to have been individually prepared.

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    Give the debtor a better reason for paying than for not paying.

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    Point out the advantages of continuing to trade together.

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    Express the hope that legal action can be avoided.

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    Use the telephone if appropriate and necessary.

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    Before calling have available all files, copies of invoices.

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    Contact the right person and give your name.

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    Try to personalise the discussion.

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    Find out reasons for the delay.

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    If you are told "a cheque is in the post", press for details.

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    Consider the fax as a variant to a letter.

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    Consider visiting the debtor.

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    Consider appointing a debt collection agency.

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