You’ve been patient, e-mail after e-mail and letter after letter. Still the client’s fees sit unpaid for almost half a year. Last season’s delinquents still have a couple months to go, but soon it may be time for you to call in help.

“Collection agencies, as a whole, don’t necessarily have the best reputation as business entities,” reads the primer from collectionagencies.com. “Often, even having an overdue bill sent to a collection agency is enough to entice a would-be ne’er-do-well to see the light and pay back what they owe.”

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