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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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How much time does one have to pay an invoice in Australia?

How long, legally, does one have, to pay an invoice? I have done extensive research on this, and there are too many contradictions on the Internet and a lot of it seems, to me, to be hearsay. I cannot ...
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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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Is sales tax for online purchases based on billing- or shipping address?

My question is simply clarification: when I make a purchase online, is the sales tax applied based on my billing or shipping address? Possibly similar (possibly illegal?) but with no up-voted or ...
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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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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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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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Dentist screwed me on a bill. Do I have any options?

A while ago I switched dentists. Despite reading a bunch of research about how the #1 predictor of high dental bills is switching dentists, my dentist proposed a "deep cleaning" and said my dental ...
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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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Alternatives to Intuit's PayTrust service for online bill viewing and bill payment? [closed]

I've been a long-time user of PayTrust. The idea behind the service is great: I can receive bills through PayTrust, view them online and set up payment rules to pay them automatically. However, Intuit ...
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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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How many days does Bank of America need to clear a bill pay check

In the US, some banks generously offer a "bill pay" service, which is an online page that allows you to mail a (paper) check to a US address. Most banks don't change for this service, which "saves you ...
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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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Should I keep online bill-pay confirmation numbers?

I pay some bills/credit cards via website or over-the-phone payment systems. These systems give you a confirmation number/reference number. Is there a point to recording these confirmation numbers? ...
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Safe method of paying for a Gym Membership?

After looking into joining a gym, I can't help but notice that all of them require a credit or debit card or a checking account number to join. I've also noticed that the contracts they require you ...
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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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Should I pay an erroneous bill in collections if it is a tiny amount?

I have a very small bill amounting to $43. I was billed this amount when a medical services company sent me a product that I did not order. (It was probably ordered on my behalf by a doctor I visited....
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GnuCash How to track a bill in A/P and in an asset account and get tracked to customer who reimburses

I incur expenses on behalf of clients who will reimburse. In quickbooks i would create bill to vendor and track to customer. expense went to A/P and the the other entry was an asset account. This ...
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Time limit for health-insurance to pay doctor bill and send EOB

I'm in the middle of another dispute between an in-network doctor's billing office and my health insurance company (HIC). My health insurance has not yet paid the bill due to a dispute over some ...
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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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Medical Bill Consolidation

I've recently had two procedures done and now the medical bills are rolling in. The billing days and services are spaced out and varied, making management frustrating, but not impossible. That being ...
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Got charged ridiculous amount for doctor's walk in visit. What are my options?

I went to a local doctor's office that takes walk ins. The visit was normal, they took my vitals, doctor saw me, and prescribed some meds. A few weeks later I got a bill in the mail for $400. That'...
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What does paying by invoice mean?

I was trying to buy a book from Springer in the Yellow Sale 2012. I chose to pay by invoice, without knowing what it means!?! Further, if it matters -- I filled in: Billing address, Shipping address ...
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can a doctors office call you months after a procedure and say oh, we mis-billed you, you owe $600 more?

Can the CEO of a dentists office call you up and say that their clerk billed me wrong and I owe an additional $600.00 and that I should be happy it wasn't for thousands like other patients?
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How to pay U.S. bills while living in Canada with Canadian income?

I'm from the U.S., but I'm living in Canada and all my income is in Canadian dollars. What good options do I have for paying my American bills? Currently, the best option that's been presented to me ...
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Can you bill customer service for your time if they were in the wrong?

I just spent 2 hours with Comcast for a erroneous bill issue. In the end, it went my way, the charges I questioned were not supposed to be on my bill. They had a mis-communication. My question is, ...
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Question about a Medical Bill

I went to a dermatologist and had a my moles checked for skin cancer. When the lady was done she said she found 2 that were questionable. I asked her how much it would be to have them removed and she ...
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Getting bills even though i was told im paid up

I had a roofing company setup a temporary fix when my roof was leaking. When I finally got the bill I called them to pay it. I thought it seemed a little low but they told me that's all I owed and now ...
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Breakup cable bill responsibility [closed]

My son's girlfriend had cable setup for internet in the house they were renting in her name. They broke up and she moved out in December of last year and did nothing with the cable company. My son ...
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Asking for a discount I was promised after I paid a medical bill?

I left my old job in December 2015 - I was offered COBRA benefits that could be retroactively enabled up to 60 days after I left the payroll. My new job didn't start until mid-January (I wanted a long ...
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Online Bill Payment question

Scenario: I'm having checking accounts with two separate banks (USA) respectively. I need to transfer funds from one account to another using a online bill payment facility provided by one of the bank....