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Collection level 3

Formal noticeCollection level 3 revival is used to manage very late payment delays after the completion of the previous steps of the collection scenario: pre-dunning, level 1 and level 2.

This is the last step of the amicable recovery process. It ends with the sending of a formal notice including a deadline for payment.

A pre-litigation stage

Despite numerous reminders made since the issuance of your invoices, your client has still not decided to pay you while nothing justifies this delay of more than 5 weeks.

Your cash flow and profitability (due to financial costs incurred) are negatively impacted which weakens your business.

This situation is unacceptable and you must send a formal notice to your client to step up the pressure, and protect your rights in case a legal action is needed to recover your due amount.
This formal letter is a necessary precondition to a litigation action. It has a deadline beyond which you announce your intention to your client to use other means to recover your receivable (legal action, transfer to a collection agency, reporting of overdue to your credit insurance ... etc).
The sending of the notice gives credibility to your reminder actions with your client.

It constitutes a threat that must be put into effect your customer does not pay within the ultimate deadline.

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The sending of the formal notice gives credibility to your recovery actions with your client. It is a threat that should be activated if he does not pay during the final period allowed to him.

Collection level 3

At this stage of the recovery process, the essential action lies in sending the formal notice. Nevertheless, a last phone call can be made to inform the buyer that given the unacceptable situation of late payments you have reached the end of the amicable recovery.
Do not hesitate to send a letter of formal notice (always with an acknowledgment of receipt). Through this type of mail you show your determination to get paid. The psychological effect that induced this letter is often enough to unblock the situation and the payment.
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The decision to send the letter of formal notice must be shared within your company. The accounting department, the commercial leader must speak with one voice to the customer so that he understands that he has no alternative but to pay the bills.

If your customer wants to pay you but can not because of financial difficulties, you can agree with him about an establishment of a contracted payment plan. You will keep good chances to get your money back without going through the box contentious.
Without payment received before the deadline of your formal notice, you must go to the litigation stage to collect your receivables.
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Next: negociate a payment plan
 

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Formal notice template level 3 which informs the debtor that without an immediate payment of invoices including delay penalties the buyer will have to pay additional costs due to collection fees.
Formal notice template level 3 which informs the debtor that without an immediate payment of invoices including delay penalties the seller will start a legal action against him.
Formal notice template level 3.
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This letter is the last reminder before transfering the case to a collection agency for litigation.
Formal notice template level 3.
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This letter is the last reminder before sending the claim to the credit insurer.
Formal notice level 3 template dedicated to sole proprietor owner.
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This letter is the last reminder before litigation.
How to collect invoices by phone at collection level 3?

Structure of a telephone conversation with formulation examples.
Formal notice template level 3 in spanish which informs the debtor that without an immediate payment of invoices including delay penalties the seller will start a legal action against him.
Formal notice template level 3 in french which informs the debtor that without an immediate payment of invoices including delay penalties the seller will start a legal action against him.
Formal notice template level 3 in french.
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This letter is the last reminder before transfering the case to a collection agency for litigation.
Formal notice template level 3 in french.
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This letter is the last reminder before sending the claim to the credit insurer.
Formal notice template level 3 in portuguese which informs the debtor that without an immediate payment of invoices including delay penalties the seller will start a legal action against him.
Formal notice template level 3 in portuguese.
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This letter is the last reminder before transfering the case to a collection agency for litigation.


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