Certified Check Applications and Uses
Become aware of when and how a certified check may benefit your businessA certified check is a form of payment guaranteed by the individual's banking institution as being valid. A certified check is issued by a banking establishment indicating the payee's name along with the signature of the individual submitting the certified check. Banking establishments will then make sure that the amount of money covered by the check is untouchable in the bank account, save by the certified check being cashed.
In most instances, a certified check is utilized when the payee does not know or trust the credit of the borrower. Payees can rest assured there is no way to cancel a certified check or otherwise void it once it has been submitted, making it a reliable and secure form of payment that's just as good as cash. While some banks will offer a certified check without a fee for services rendered, others will charge a service fee. There are a number of business-based certified check applications and uses to consider, including:
1. Paying online vendors for purchases.
2. Receiving payment from clients for purchases.
3. Ensuring the legitimacy of any certified check you may receive.
Make payments for business items utilizing a certified check
Accept a certified check from clients who make purchases from your businessSince a certified check is as good as cash, businesses can rely on them. By accepting a certified check from a client, businesses are guaranteed the money owed to them. If your business has any qualms about receiving payment from an individual or alternate business, ask for payment in the form of a certified check.
CSMC.edu offers detailed information on where to cash a certified check, namely at one's local bank, as well as additional information on certified checks. Commerce Journal discusses the expiration date on cashing a certified check and the requirements for cashing a certified check, important aspects for businesses to consider when trying to adhere to certified check applications and uses.
Secure certified check applications and uses by confirming the validity of said certified checkIt is important, in the interest of confirming potential certified check applications and uses, to validate any certified checks issued to your business. Due to the fact that certified checks are as good as cash, there are some unscrupulous characters who will forge certified checks. Businesses need to be aware of how to validate such checks in order to protect the business from a financial standpoint.
BankRate.com discusses why businesses and individuals cannot always trust a certified check. The site discusses federal laws governing certified checks and certified check applications and uses, while also describing the increase in activity counterfeiting certified checks. Meanwhile, eHow.com discusses how to avoid certified check scams, offering such information as understanding banking laws in the matter and being wary of certified checks written out for more than the owed amount.
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