section will help you to understand how to complete a cheque from your
cheque book, in this example you will pay your telephone bill.
telephone bill shows your quarterly usage (cost of calls) and
telephone line and equipment rental (service charges). These items
are shown individually on your telephone so that you can see exactly
where and how your money is being spent.
let's take a look at an example telephone bill.
main item of interest here is the total bill amount of £58.70
as this is what we would need to enter into the amount box on
our cheque book. Other information you will need will be 'the
payee', i.e. who you are paying, and the postal address for bills.
All of this information can be found on the rear of the telephone
bill under the heading 'paying by post'.
let's take a look at our cheque book and how you would fill in a single
cheque to pay the bill above.
is important to always remember to put
a line to the end of part completed lines
on your cheque, this avoids anyone making
additions to the amounts.
selecting each of the options above you have now seen the correct
way to fill in a cheque. Exactly the same technique is used for
all cheques. You will just need to alter the information to suit
who you are paying, the date and how much.
simply tear off the completed return statement (sometimes called
advice slip) from the bottom of your bill and pop it in an envelope
with your cheque.