Identifying and Eliminating Duplicate or Erroneous Payments in Accounts Payable

Published On:
October 7, 2019
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APQC
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Left unchecked, duplicate or erroneous payments can add up to substantial monetary loses, along with the lost time and resources the organization will expend trying to correct overpayments. This article presents data on the percentage of total annual disbursements processed that are duplicates or erroneous payments from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking Accounts Payable survey, and provides strategies and advice for minimizing duplicate payments.