Debtor finance is a smart way of getting your business the cash it needs to operate, invest and grow.
All businesses have a series of regular outgoings and payment obligations, from wages and supplier bills to rent, energy costs and taxes. On top of that, they sometimes need to find money in order to invest, for example in new equipment.
No business can afford to be late on its payments, so when the bank account runs dry, many resort to borrowing the cash they need but business overdrafts and unsecured loans are expensive – especially given that your business is most likely already owed the money it needs, so why take on debt? Most businesses have tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars tied up in unpaid invoices at any one time. Debtor Finance unlocks that money by receiving the cash from those invoices as soon as they are issued. So much money is tied up in invoices nowadays, that a trading business can often meet major finance requirements in this cost effective way.
tim. charges no upfront application fees to set up an account, nor does tim. charge weekly or monthly interest and principal repayment fees like a traditional unsecured business loan. All you pay is a small percentage of the invoice value funded (called a discount fee) and only when your debtors pay their invoices. What this means is that you make no ongoing interest repayments at all. The actual discount fee charged varies based on the size and value of the business and the debtors being funded, suffice to say that it usually works out cheaper than taking out an unsecured business loan or even an unsecured overdraft facility. Yes, that’s correct – simple and fair.
Quick Online Application
It will only take a few seconds & will not affect your credit rating.
Debtor finance is the smart use of money.
For small and medium size businesses that need working capital to keep growing
Businesses with annual revenue of at least $1.5 million and who have at least 4 regular paying customers
For businesses that are coming out of a tough trading environment that need cash today to bridge the gap between invoicing customers and getting paid
Seasonal cash flow fluctuations
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How much money can I get?
A typical debtor finance arrangement with tim would see our clients get up to 90% of their whole debtors book – in cash. The balance is paid to your business (less a small discount fee to tim.) when your debtors pay their invoices.
Use our quick calculator to work out how much cash you can unlock if you use all, or part, of your accounts receivables ledger.
Ok, how much does this REALLY cost?
tim. has no application fees to establish a Funding Account, there no upfront fees levied when getting cash for an invoice, and there are no interest repayments.
It just doesn’t work that way. Only when your clients pay their invoices will you be charged a pre-agreed fee on the invoices funded. It comes straight out of the payment so you don’t need to find the cash. Think of it as giving your customers a discount for early settlement.
Why Debtor Finance
Solve your business cash flow needs with flexible, fair funding.
There are all kinds of reasons why businesses are seeking to avoid loans and bank overdrafts (assuming
you get approved for a business loan) – which are restrictive, often linked to property security, and commit a borrower to long months of regular repayments. That’s why Australian business are now securing debtor finance of over $60 billion each year using their accounts receivable. Debtor finance is the smart option for Australian SMEs.
No Hidden Fees
No upfront Application fees, no property security required and no hidden fees.
It’s 100% Flexible
We’ll provide the flexibility you require in order to manage your cash flows. No long lock-in contracts either.
Funding In 24 Hours
Don’t wait weeks or months for your money.
We’ve arranged funding for clients against multiple debtors and on more than 22,000 invoices, now approaching three quarters of a billion dollars to Australian businesses.
The benefits of working with tim. include:
Easy & fast
At tim., we move fast and keep bureaucracy to a minimum: you apply online, set up an easy-to-use account, and get up to 90% of your invoices paid within 24-hours of approval. You choose which invoices or debtors to submit, and securely control your financing from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
tim. is not a bank, so we don’t charge interest, and we don’t lock our clients into long re-payment schedules that lead to extra charges when they aren’t met. You get up to 90% of your invoices upfront, and we take a low pre-agreed fee only once your client pays. Then we send you the rest of the cash.
With a business loan, you run the risk of losing your business and your personal assets if you can’t pay the lender back. Therefore, some SME owners worry about what will happen if an invoice they have funded through tim. is not paid on time. The answer is that timSecure™ steps in and protects you.
Providing your business has acted within the law, timSecure™ covers up to 90% of the funding on a defaulted invoice due to debtor insolvency and can also cover the legal costs of chasing a debtor who fails to pay.
No restrictive contracts
Debtor finance with tim. is all about flexibility. We don’t burden businesses with long contracts and long repayment schedules. Instead, our easy-to-use account gives you full control of your cash flow and funding, allowing you to pick which invoices you want to offer for financing.
Available to all
tim’s debtor finance facility is not dependent on assets or credit ratings. Debtor Finance is based on your current sales, not your past, so if you are trading well and have good clients, you can raise cash even if you’ve been turned down for a business loan or overdraft.
tim’s debtor finance is available to every Australian business that invoices other businesses (B2B), with flexible funding facilities ranging from $100,000 to $5.0 million available.
Our Customers Have
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Extremely great service
The personal service & inter-action was extremely gratifying, as a result we were able to do business, which has put our company in a very positive position, I can't speak highly enough of these professionals and would do business with them again, definitely recommend the great service they provide to anyone.
Excellent and Professional
We were experiencing a cash flow issue due to rapid expansion in our business. We dealt with TIM and all the lovely staff were so helpful and within a short amount of time we were able to solve our issues and resolve our cash flow. I would definitely use TIM again if needed without hesitation. I would also recommend them without any doubt to anyone in need of their services.
tim. Funding Process
5 simple steps to secure funding
- No application or set-up fees
- No long lock-in contracts
- No property security required
- Choose only the invoices you want funded
- No fees as you add more debtors
- tim. checks the credit rating of your debtors and verifies each invoice
- Open and honest appraisals
- Get up to 90% of your invoices paid to you without any hold backs or fees
- Get your money within just 24 hours of approval
- The more you cash-flow with tim., the lower the discount fee can become
- The balance due on your invoices are paid to you when your client pays their invoice, less a pre-agreed discount rate
- tim. is paid when you are paid and not before
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