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Time limit on sending invoices in the United States

Is there a time limit on how long one can wait to send an invoice? E.g. supposing a contractor does some work, and does not issue the invoice promptly. Is there some time limit to sending the invoice, ...
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GnuCASH - How to split a single bill in multiple due dates for payment?

It happens often that I have a single bill from a vendor and the payment is split along multiple dates, but I can't get how to do that and Gnucash docs don't explain it much. So far, I split the bill ...
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As a new grad nurse entering their new job in the ICU making $40 an hour, how should I approach a vehicle?

I am a new grad nurse entering into the field in ICU, I have $12,000 in student debt currently, but start my 1 year BSN this fall which will leave me with an unknown amount of additional student debt. ...
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Dr. office moved my payments around and now double billing me?

I had to pre-pay for treatment until insurance kicked in; insurance totally messed up all the claims and paid where they should not have which made doctors billing dept. move my payment to other ...
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Hotel lost my clothes; sent them to my home; now I am being chased to pay for delivery

I was traveling in Singapore and my hotel lost some of my clothes during cleaning. When I checked out they said they couldn't find them and asked me if I wanted them shipped to me when they found ...
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How do people with multiple credit cards keep track of their due dates and not miss payments?

I never spend more than I have and always intend to pay the full balance on my credit card statements. Because the due date changes and because they are different for each card, I sometimes forget and ...
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Verizon says my bill has been paid, but no transaction on my card?

So I paid my Verizon bill this Friday and they’re saying everything is okay, but nothing’s posted on my card and no money has been taken out? What’s happening here?
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What will happen to a tiny debt if I ignore it?

I received a medical bill of $150.00 and I made a payment of $149.99 (just as an experiment) so technically I own the clinic $0.01. I am curious what will happen to this tiny debt. It will cost them ...
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Why is indicating one's exact address in an invoice important for tax reason?

I'm purchasing a license for a UK-based system software (EasyChair). It says that indicating my exact address on the invoice is required for tax reason. What's the reason they're tax alluding to?
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Automatic payment *after* payment due date: why?

My water bill has an option for automatic payment, which I would like to enroll in (as it would be convenient), but something it mentions about the dates gives me pause: on the page to set it up, it ...
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How can I fairly give the option to be paid in Bitcoin?

I'm a freelancer who bills per hour and invoices my clients at the end of the month. The total amount is represented in my local currency. I also give the option for my clients to pay in Bitcoin at a ...
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Planning on having all bills due on the same day

I currently have 3 credit cards, one of which I virtually never use. I'm planning on calling the companies and asking to change the billing cycle so they end on the last day of each month. This would ...
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Am I legally bound to pay an unexplained bill?

I live in the UK and I recently switched suppliers from E.ON to E.ON Next. I didn't even realise this was a switch, I intentionally didn't switch to a new company so that my smart metre would still ...
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Professionals who provide the same services as Mint; i.e. personal expense tracking & analysis?

Not long ago I went to a financial advisor/money manager for a discussion of all (I mean all) my finances and was needing some analytics in the short term to decide what smart actions to take for the ...
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Bill payee can't find my payment and threatens debt recovery action

TL/DR Bill payee can't find my bank transfer and threatens debt recovery action. What to do? A family member is studying at a major UK university. Quarterly or so, the university raises tuition bills. ...
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Do I have to pay a bill if I say I will only proceed if insurance would cover the visit, and it didn't?

So, i recently went to a doctors appointment. When scheduling my appointment i told the doctor i would only go to it IF it is covered by my insurance. I went to the appointment and gave them my ...
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What to deduct first from the discount? Is it the percentage or amount?

How to calculate a discount which have both deductions using Percentage and Amount at the same time. For e.g. Total Amount is 60,000 where I want 10% and 1,500 Discount. So if we deduct the 1,500 from ...
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Combine bill and invoice in a single transaction

I would like to combine some bills (that I need to pay) and some invoices (that I'm being payed) into a single transaction so that it is correct with my bank statement. Is this possible? I work as an ...
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Is there any risk in sending copies of my ID and utility bills to a company that cold-called me?

I'm shopping around for solar and a company called me. I'm a bit suspicious, due to some what I think might be red flags: The first caller could answer few questions, spoke with a heavy accent, could ...
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I received an invoice with a due date in the past, is it valid?

I recently received an invoice from a company requesting immediate payment. The due date on the invoice was before the issue date of the invoice and I received the invoice around 10 days after that ...
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How credit card billing works?

On many websites like Amazon Web Services offering pay-as-you-go and on demand pricing the websites charge the credit card. How does this work? Can they charge any amount if they wish? What if bill ...
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What happens if someone bought most $100 bills? [closed]

Lets say Jeff Besos and Bill Gates get really high one day and decide to liquidate all their assets, buy up all $100 bills they can get their hands on (lets say 90% of all bills in circulation) and ...
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Credit Card Billing Cycle

I am considering getting the QuikTrip credit card offered by First Bankcard. After the credit card application is approved, when does the billing cycle begin? I have contacted First Bankcard's ...
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Commercial Debt and Late Payment Fees in the UK

I want to clarify a few things with regards to late payments. Historically, I have suffered at the hands of unscrupulous payers but this year I am being more pro-active and using the legal rights ...
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Paying bills by bank account

I paid the bill by bank account on nov.11. It has been 4 days but the payment wasn't recorded on checking acc yet. Should i call the bank or wait a few more days?
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Are there any bills that do not need to be paid at all? [closed]

Do all bills need to be paid, or are there any types of bills that do not need to be paid at all? Here are some examples that I can think of: A bill that claims a service that I never received. A ...
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What happens to small bills if they are unpaid?

I understand that bills are sold to collection agencies if they are unpaid. But what about very small bills then? For example, say if there is a bill of less than $10.00, will the company bother to ...
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How long after a hotel stay can you be billed in the US?

TL/DR: I stayed in a hotel and haven't been billed yet. At what point am I no longer legally responsible for the debt? I used a well known website (expedia) to book a hotel room for a week in a small ...
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If a check is written for bill, but account number is not mentioned on memo line, is it still processed?

On some of the bills I've seen mentions to add account number on check's memo line, but on others - no mention. Hence's this question. For the sake of example, suppose I've got bill from internet ...
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Insurance company demands extra payment for marketplace healthcare

My brother went to the marketplace to get insurance. He picked a plan and has paid on time every month. Today he was told by his insurance that he owed an additional 1300 dollars. The marketplace had ...
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OOP and post copays

So I have a member who has a copay but states they have met their OOP for 9-2018 but the DOS is 12/11/18? Would they still be responsible for the copay even though they met their oop prior to the DOS?
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What happens if I don't pay utility bill even after repeated customer service interaction to stop the service?

It's a slightly long story. I live in an apartment building in MN (US). There was a mistake when I moved in and eventually the gas utility for the building remained in my name. Usually it is supposed ...
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Understanding auto insurance policy bills

I really have a hard time understanding my auto insurance bill/policy. In my case, it's AAA. For example, for 2017 I get the following policy for my car: Now, on Dec 12 I add another car to my policy....
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Electricity meter was installed, can I reduce my all inclusive rent without problems?

The rent I pay is all inclusive (room, electricity, gas, water, internet, council tax, etc) however a few weeks ago the electricity company installed a pre-payment meter because the landlord hadn't ...
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Should I pay myself back for paying family's rent out of our pool of money?

A few months ago, I paid the $1,500 rent on the house where my family and I lived. My siblings and I are in college and we work part time jobs to get by. My father could not afford to pay the rent ...
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How to categorize time spent on family work as billable expense

I have spent 20 hours building a family member a website. While I am not actually sending them an invoice and having them pay it, I did spend billable time on it that I could had spent on paying ...
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How does the government shutdown affect treasury bills?

I'm investing in treasury bills directly through the treasury and was wondering how the government shutdown affects those bills. Will they still be auctioned? Has a government shutdown in the past ...
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If I work as a freelancer, do I need a company to invoice my customer?

I am from Malaysia. Recently, I found a company in Singapore that wants to hire me as a freelancer. How should we do the payments? I have a bank account in Singapore and I am wondering if there will ...
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Bill Pay Funds Not Payed

I am using Bill Pay at my local credit union. It works well in general. The big catch to me is, the money is removed from my account on the day the payee is to receive the check. Other than the ...
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How companies bill for their services? [closed]

I'm doing an accounting software as part of a homework project, targetting SMB to print delivery forms and invoices for physical products and services (services such as laundry). But I don't know ...
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Building Credit [duplicate]

I'm 19 years old and recently opened a secured credit card with my local credit union in order to build credit. I payed off my balance last month and this one in full just because I was already paying ...
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Generic name for the smallest unit of currency?

For example, in Canada and the US, it's a "cent", in Bitcoin it's the "satoshi", in Bahrain it's the "fil". What's a generic word that means "smallest unit of this currency"? By "smallest" I mean ...
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Are invoices traceable internationally?

I'm a software developer in Buenos Aires. I will be billing a company in the UK. I can make electronic invoices (in the Argentina's IRS equivalent web page) or pre-printed invoices filled by hand, ...
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$7300 medical billing error reported to credit agencies

I opened up a Credit Karma account and noticed a collection in the amount of $7368. It was originated from Eisenhower Medical center. So I called Eisenhower to inquire and after 45 minutes on the ...
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Safest bet for monthly billing dates when paid bi-weekly

So while the best answer is to budget (along the line of the answers to this question) and use a second, preferably interest-bearing, account to even out the pain of monthly bills, I'm curious if ...
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Scheduling bill payments exactly on pay day - dangerous risk of overdraft?

Every payday, my pay is deposited into my Citibank checking account by ACH transfer. Before pay day there is close to $0 in my checking account, as most of it is transferred to savings. Usually in ...
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Car Insurance Bill: Should I pay the minimum amount due or the statement balance?

According to my USAA auto insurance bill: minimum amount due: the lowest amount due for your policy to remain current statement balance: the balance of your billed policy premiums at the time of your ...
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Coding Expenses to Vendors Without Entering a Bill in GnuCash? [closed]

In QuickBooks, when using the "Batch Transactions" window to enter transactions, I can allocate the transaction to a vendor without creating a bill. I.e., when I charge an "Office Expense" for copy ...
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ER Physician did not bill health insurance

This is a little more than just the ER Physician not billing insurance. I ran my credit report in June and realized that a collection agency has a bill on there from 2012, that they just reported in ...
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Do I have to pay more than once if I pay my credit card bill and then use it again before the statement due date? [closed]

I have paid everything off on my credit card this month but my bill payment says sept 6 can I use my credit card on August 31 and not have to pay again til the bill payment date rolls around or will I ...
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