Fixing Small Business Payments: How Instant Payments Help Buyers Solve The Ad Hoc Payments Problem

How to Fix the $360 Billion Small Business Late Payments Problem Thirty-eight percent of small businesses’ revenues are from suppliers they don’t have regular relationships with — 30 percent of those payments are late, 60 percent by a month or more. In Fixing Small Business Payments, an Ingo Money collaboration, PYMNTS surveyed 1,573 U.S. small businesses to examine the cause and the cure of this $360 billion small business late payments problem.
Inside the November Report
  • 47 percent: Portion of SMBs that receive ad hoc vendor payments no earlier than when they are due
  • 75 percent: Share of SMBs that are highly interested in maintaining relationships with buyers that offer free instant payments
  • 68 percent: Portion of SMBs that have used instant payments and would pay extra to receive ad hoc vendor payments instantly