What to do if a client doesn't want to pay because he says that our invoices were late?
Question Details: The client doesn't want to pay because he says we sent the invoices too late and the contract doesn't say he has to pay if the invoices are late. Who is right here? Shouldn't he have to pay since there is no complaint about our service they are still our client, we are in home health care.
IF the contract specifically says that the invoices must be provided within a certain period of time or else the customer does not have to pay, that provision, while highly unusual, is legal and enforceable: they would not have to pay.
However, unless the above is the case, they have to pay: an invoice being late does not, by itself, mean that payment is not due. You could sue them for the money if they will not pay.
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