cash flow problem

a cash flow problem

A lack of money, typically due to spending more money than is being earned. After years of unaddressed cash flow problems, the company went bankrupt. I'm having a bit of a cash flow problem right now, so can I pay you back next week?
See also: cash, flow, problem

cash flow problem

a lack of hard currency. My real estate business has a temporary cash flow problem. Due to his cash flow problem, he was unable to pay his employees that month.
See also: cash, flow, problem
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The issue with the state loan, he said, is that even if it were obtained at this point, it would not solve a pressing cash flow problem that has developed because the town has been unable to send out tax bills.
He just had a cash flow problem where he couldn't, and still can't, sell his house in London," he said.
He warned that there would be great pressure on property prices if the cash flow problem persisted in the new year and banks asked for high percentages.
However, if you think they will understand that it is merely a short-term cash flow problem rather than massive debt, then they might be able to offer help.
That provision, which is slated to expire in five years, will change long-standing financial practices statewide, and may create a cash flow problem for some cities and reduce their income from investments, Millman said.
The NFIB Education Foundation and Wells Fargo today released the latest report from its National Small Business Poll (NSBP), The Cash Flow Problem.
Recent buyers of Hong Kong real estate are now suffering a cash flow problem - ponying up interest payments much higher than their rental income.
Law Society chief executive Desmond Hudson has written to the major clearing banks warning them of the sudden cash flow problem caused by the LSC payment delays, which has been caused by staff cuts at the LSC as well as closer a scrutiny of bills.
Taxes that must be paid annually in interest that remains unpaid until a bond matures or is sold can produce a significant cash flow problem for many individual investors.
The Reveton Roadster is neither for shy, retiring types nor for those with a cash flow problem but then again, it is a Lamborghini.
Indeed, the company had a cash flow problem as recently as April, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mr Purcell said: "The cash flow problem was caused by delayed sales invoices, the cost of representation at the Lindsay Tribunal and delayed reimbursement by the Department of Health and Children of expenditure on capital projects.
We just ran into a temporary cash flow problem at a critical time of year caused by lagging sales.
Sometimes, especially when a business is in financial difficulty or has a severe cash flow problem, these withheld taxes collected by the employer do not get deposited and are used for some other purpose.