The basic though not perfect solution is to a) cross all cheques, that is, draw two parallel diagonal or vertical lines across the cheque; b) add the words, "for deposit only by payee - non negotiable"; c) add the words "not payable more than X days after date".
Or they suggest using a wire transfer since that puts the bank on the hook.
I've read numerous posts about printing postdated cheques and it doesn't get any easier than changing the date then clicking "print", so what's going on? Thanks Edit > Preferences > Chequing > Company Preferences:"Change non-cleared cheque date when cheque is printed."' data-inline-edit-type='wysiwyg' data-inline-edit-url='/answers/1939163' id='inline_edit_answer_1939163_body' People come to Quick Books Learn & Support for help and answers—we want to let them know that we're here to listen and share our knowledge.
they may withdraw the payment a day early as I have seen happen. The other problem I came across while looking for information on the above.When you put a stop payment on a cheque, you are still exposed to it being cashed and having to pay anyway.The simple version explanation of how this can happen is in Before you write a cheque, take note of this little known law that appeared in the Vancouver Sun.Conclusion: the date you write has no significance and is no protection.Post-dated cheques are not a reliable or trustworthy hassle-free method of managing bank account cash inflows and outflows.