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Small Companies Fail Due to Cash Flow Problems, Debt Recovery Poor

Posted on January 16th, 2020 by: Liam | Blog

As the new year (and a new decade!) rolls in, we soldier on hoping for a clearer outlook for 2020. Here at Slater Byrne, we look back at the debt recovery trends of the past year to help our clients assess the possible risks for 2020. Inadequate cash flow remains the number one cause as

The Year is Ending — Is it commercial to write the debt off?

Posted on December 19th, 2019 by: Liam | Blog

The year is ending. You are facing many debt collectibles. You are also trying to get on top of your payables. You are now making a plan on how to collect these debts and some debtors may have disputed the amount. What debts do you pursue? What debts do you forget about? You must consider

3 Tips to Boost Holiday Season Sales to Increase Cash Flow

Posted on December 16th, 2019 by: Liam | Blog

The holiday sales season is a golden opportunity for businesses. But December busyness does not always convert to increased sales or positive cash flow. Here are three tips to boost your sales this holiday season to improve cash flow: Improve customer service. Increase sales value. Plan for the worst in advance. Improve customer service. Customer

Back to Basics: Do’s and Don’ts of Creditors

Posted on December 12th, 2019 by: Liam | Blog

A creditor is someone – an individual or a business – owed money for goods delivered, or labour performed, or loans extended. Creditors are entitled to collect on money that are due them. Debtors are also obligated to pay what they owe. But, to be effective in collecting on debt, creditors need to remember the

ATO to Pay Businesses for Erroneous Tax Payment Targeting

Posted on December 2nd, 2019 by: Liam | Blog

In 2015, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) pledged tougher tax collection. The tax office estimated $20 billion in tax debts and it was running low on cash. One of the actions proposed by the ATO was lowering the benchmark for legal action to $93,000 from $340,000. Slater Byrne Recoveries warned that ATO’s actions could hamper