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How do I turn on Late Payment Fees?

Late Payment Fees will automatically charge a percentage or flat fee to your Invoices that age past a set deadline. This is a great way to have your Clients pay their Invoices on time.

To turn on Late Payment Fees, follow these steps:

  1. Head to the Invoices tab, then click the + New Invoice button. You can also edit an existing Invoice
  2. Click on the Set Default Terms link in the bottom left
  3. Click the Late Payment Fees tab
  4. Click on the checkbox for Enable Late Payment Fees for all Invoices. This will bring up some options for late payment fees that you can set



To enable / disable Late Payment Fees for specific Clients, follow these steps:

  1. Head to the People tab, then click edit next to the Client you wish to enable / disable Late Fees for
  2. Under the Organization Name field, you’ll see a grey button labelled Late Fees:
  3. Late_Fees
  4. Check / Uncheck the box next to Charge late payment fees
  5. Click Save at the bottom of the page and you’re all set!