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Get Paid On Time

Follow these tips on invoicing and collection procedures so you can get what you deserve--your payment.

This story appears in the July 2000 issue of

Admit it: What entrepreneur hasn't felt like screaming obscenities at a late-paying client?

Who can blame you? In the otherwise nirvana-like world of the homebased business owner, getting paid is probably the biggest hassle of going solo. In the corporate world, whether you complete a project or not, you know you're going to get a check next payday, just like clockwork.

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