Let us discuss the parts of a business letter. The Heading or Letterhead: It usually contains the name and the address of the business or an organization. It can also have an email address, contact number, fax number, trademark or logo of the business. Date: We write the date on the right_hand side corner of the letter below the heading. Reference: It shows the department of the organization sending the letter. The letter_number can also be used as a reference. The Inside AddressIt includes the name, address, postal code, and job title of the recipient. It must be mentioned after the reference. One must write inside address on the left_hand side of the sheet.
Subject: It is a brief statement mentioning the reason for writing the letter. It should be clear, eye catchy, short, simple, and easily understandable. The Greeting: It contains the words to greet the recipient. It is also known as the salutation. The type of salutation depends upon the relationship with the recipient. It generally includes words like Dear, Respected, or just Sir/Madam. A comma (,) usually follow the salutation. The Body Paragraphs: This is the main part of the letter. It contains the actual message of the sender. The main body of the mail must be clear and simple to understand. A body of the letter is basically divided into three main categories.