Service Charge on Returned Checks

Published: January 7th, 1997

Category: Memos

John P. Kruczek, University Controller

In accordance with recent changes to Chapter 832, Florida Statutes, the University of Florida will raise the service charge on returned checks, drafts, or other orders of payment effective February 1, 1997.

The following table illustrates the new charging structure:


  $ 50.00 or less           $25.00
  $ 50.01 to $299.99        $30.00
  $300.00 or more           $40.00

The proper collection procedures to be followed for returned checks including notification procedures and information required by the State Attorney’s Office to pursue collection from the issuer of a returned check, are in Section 4C-1.06 of the Handbook on Business Procedures. Chapter 4C of the Handbook is available on the WEB at

If you need additional information concerning this matter, please call Mike McKee, Assistant Controller, at 392-0779.

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