November 16, 2018

billing disputes

Audit Firm Overbills Client, Client Fires Audit Firm

Audit firms and their clients squabble over fees. It is known. But why does this happen? Simply, you can chalk it up to a difference of opinion — the audit firm believes it is providing a valuable service. The client disagrees. Most audit firms are sensitive to this so they try to offer a reasonable […]

Why Yes, This Guy Did Pay His Accountant’s £800 Bill in Coins Purely Out of Spite

The problem is that you can't really do that. The stunt backfired when Philip Lawrence took Robert Fitzpatrick to court, arguing that it is illegal to pay off debts higher than £10 with coins. Mr Fitzpatrick, 24, ended up with a £1,118.62 bill after a judge ruled that the delivery was unacceptable. Okay, unacceptable. Strange? Duh: […]