Click on the links below to see the results of previous poll questions. While these quick polls often include humor and are not scientific, they nevertheless provide an interesting reflection of the state of accounts payable. Enjoy!
Does your company use Evaluated Receipt Settlement to pay any of your suppliers?
Have you made any preparations for this summerís extension of Sarbanes-Oxley to small businesses?
Do you research the financial positions of your vendors when entering into a new contract?
Does your company report and remit unclaimed property reciprocally?
With regard to outsourcing, offshoring, etc, which of the following does your organization do?
When using p-cards, do most of your vendors provide sales tax information in the remittance?
Does your department recover value-added tax paid in another country?
Which best describes your organizationís business travel spending outlook for 2010?
Which of the following describes your departmentís plans for the holidays?
Which of the following process improvements did your organization implement during 2009?
Do you send new vendors a welcome letter and Form W9 before adding them to the master file?
Does your organization regularly share performance metrics with the AP staff?
Which best describes how your AP department plans to spend Halloween?
If your department outsources, do you regularly visit the outsourcer to keep track of progress?
Which of the following best describes your organization's p-card program?
What is your DPO?
Has your organization ever hired an auditor to perform a reverse sales tax audit?
Which of the following best describes your organization's expense report auditing practices?
Does your AP department's budget include funds for employee motivation?
Where are the majority of invoices in your organization received?
What percentage of your vendors offer early payment discounts?
Do you use a vendor self-service web portal to cut down on telephone invoice inquiries?
Does your payables organization charge back business units for AP services?
How often do you clean your vendor master file?