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How to dispute a cash transaction I don't have a receipt for?

At my doctor's office I paid a small copay, as one often does at a doctor's office. I paid in cash and, when asked if I wanted a receipt, said I didn't need one. I normally don't take receipts for ...
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What do codes “O”, “T”, “X”, and “N” mean on Wal-Mart receipts? [duplicate]

What do the four individual Walmart receipt codes of "O", "T", "X", and "N" denote?
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Should I expect a receipt when giving a post-dated cheque?

I gave my landlord some post-dated cheques for rent spanning the next 6 months and wasn't given any receipts. It was explained that they don't give out receipts until the cheque has been processed/...
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Do I need to save paper receipts to be able to return items?

I bought an expensive bed at Ikea. Can I just take a high quality picture of the receipt or should I save the paper one? I said Ikea, but I'm asking in general because I'd prefer to just take pics/...
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How do I track my spending on specific small-ticket purchases?

I'm spinning around about the topic of making some usage of receipts from shops to improve some aspect of my health and shopping habits. For example - from the perspective of the month or the year I ...
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Lost receipts in move… what if I'm audited?

I just moved and somehow the box of receipts I use to document expenses in case of an IRS audit was lost. I have looked and looked, but it's gone. I have no reason to believe I will be audited, but ...
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Can I invoice my self-owned company?

As being self-employed, can I invoice my self-own non-VAT Limited company (used for IT contracting)? If so, in what circumstances (e.g. making my own Ltd company website)?
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Why aren't there solutions for electronic itemized receipt for retail in-store purchases? [closed]

This is a personal finance question related to retail shopping. I am wondering why, with the evolution of the Web and relatively well-established credit card payment system, there is still no widely ...
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How can I track down physical gold bought by my grandpa, but held by the bank?

My understanding is that my Grandpa and Grandma bought a gold bar or a portion of a gold bar and were issued a receipt and the gold was either held by the bank that facilitated the deal or a third ...
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Is chargeback possible with Paypal transactions, if no receipt of products/services?

Someone sent me several hundred U.S. dollars Paypal for in exchange for services. This was a verbal agreement, and there was no receipt. I have decided not to fulfill my end of the agreement, but want ...
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What is KIRCHSTRASSE on my statement bill?

I'm from the UK, I've been in Spain for few days and I've checked my bank statement recently, and I'm have the following transaction which I can't recognise: 4 Sep 2014 POS 0158 02SEP14 , ...
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Automatic Deduction Receipts: Do I have the right to demand it from the business? What can I do to make them send it?

I understand that in every business, a consumer must always receive a receipt for a service/product, or the purchase won't be considered complete. I am currently insured by a big name company (who I'...
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Which date to record for a transaction?

I need to record a transaction in a journal. If I take the date of the paper receipt, this might be different to the date on my bank statement. Which one should I use? Should I use one, and then ...
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How to organize bills and receipts?

I have a problem of disorganizing the bills and warranty cards, receipts of bills payed. In fact, I consider them as trivial at one moment, when I need it for a warranty upon the damage of my product, ...
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Should I collect receipts after paying with a card?

I heard from some folks that it's wise to collect a receipt after you pay with a card. The reason they propose is that the merchant can theoretically charge your card again after you leave, and a ...
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Are Credit Card statements sufficient for receipts to itemized deductions?

I was wondering what the general consensus is on using a credit card statement as a receipt. Only for purchases that are clearly for a specific vendor and/or related-expense. Not just a general Wal-...
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Why don't some places require a credit card receipt signature, and some do?

I'm thinking of certain places (Subway, McDonalds, etc.) that do not require a signature on a receipt after swiping your card. Why do these places not require a signature on the receipt, while others ...
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Sales Tax: Rounded Then Totaled or Totaled Then Rounded?

E.g. There is a sale with 3 items, each costing $1.00. Sales tax is 12.4%. In calculating the tax for each item, do I round the tax amount first and then total everything up? Like this: ITEM 1: $1.00 ...
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Cashable, Depositable Or Redeemable On Invoice?

I will be issuing invoices to my customer very soon. I don't know whether I will be cashing or depositing the cheque sent in for payment. What is the best way to communiate this to my customers? ...
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If I'm going to start doing my own taxes soon, do I need to start keeping receipts for everything?

I'm a college student, and in the past my parents have generally handled my finances for me so I haven't had to think about them. But I'll likely have to start doing my own taxes soon. Does that mean ...
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Account number supressed on a deposit receipt

My bank issues deposit receipts with most of the account number blocked out, claiming security concerns. ( Account Number * * * * * * * 1234 ). How useful to me is such a receipt, if not useful is the ...
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I am looking for software to scan and read receipts

What are people using to scan and archive receipts? The only software I've found that does this is NeatReceipts. Does anyone recommend it? http://www.frys.com/product/5734692?site=sr:SEARCH:...
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How long should I keep my bills?

Until now I've kept all my bills, but it's too much paper. Gas, Water, Electricity, telephone, etc. Why is it a good idea to keep them? For how long should I keep them?
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Do you keep ATM receipts? Why might keeping bank ATM receipts be a good habit?

Do you keep ATM receipts? I've occasionally heard some bank-insider's tips that say it's a good habit to keep the ATM receipts and check them against the online bank log. Having a programmer ...
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What types of receipts do I need to keep for itemized tax deductions?

Do I need to keep all of my receipts or only receipts of a certain type or amount for itemized deductions? I've also only taken the standard deduction, but this year I plan to itemize. I keep almost ...
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If I were to get audited, what would I need?

I've been an independent contractor for about 2 months now. I'm saving receipts for all my business-related expenses, and I use Mint.com to track all my personal finances -- Everything business ...