Business Letter Layout

business letter layout Proper Business Letter Layout

A business letter is divided into a few basic parts,
and you must organize them in the right way to get a powerful letter.

Basic Parts of a Business Letter

  1. Your address

  2. This is optional. If you are using the company letterhead which already has the address, then you don‘t need to write it again.

  3. Date

  4. Inside Address
    This is the address of the person you are writing to.

  5. Salutation
    (Dear - -)

  6. Body of the Letter

  7. Complimentary Close
    (Sincerely, Regards - -)

  8. Your Name and Signature

  9. Typists‘ Initials and Enclosures
    These are both optional.

Popular business letter formats

Formatting a letter is an important part of the layout. Here are different ways in which to format a business letter.
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