Questions tagged [payment]

For questions relating to sending or receiving something of value (usually money) in exchange for goods, services, or to repay debt. This includes salary or other wages paid for time worked.

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Can I be penalized for overtime?

I work from home for a call center at a massive company in California. Being in the call center environment every second is logged on our phone system. We don’t have much down time aside from the 9 ...
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Should HOA notice me the price of the quote and pay for the fan removal?

My HOA is doing this project on my balcony, where I have a fan through the wall. They need me to remove and reinstall it on my cost. I thought it is a HOA project, they may pay for it. Then they said ...
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Are there legalities to pay "royalties" to the authors of creations on my website/platform?

Some context: I am developing a website where users can create posts (i.e. stackexchange, reddit, etc.) These posts generate ad revenue from page visitors I want to add a feature where I take a ...
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Handling of pay in lieu and breach of employment contract

I'm in need of some guidance about my employer breaking my employment contract and withholding pay. It's quite a complicated situation so I'll try keep it as simple as possible with a timescale. 22nd ...
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Client does not pay invoice and is claiming copyright

(I looked for similar cases and answers and could not find anything, so please forgive me if it was) I have a 1099 contract with a client for services in the finance industry. Because of my 30+ years ...
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What are my rights if my boss paid me 600 euro too much for 2 years long?

My little brother, lets call him A for now, came to me today and said his boss, call him B, came to him and said that he (B) had been paying him (A) 600 euro too much for 2 years long. Ofcourse B ...
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Who should pay for the removal and reinstallation of the screens for the exclusive use balcony when HOA needs to remodel the balcony?

My HOA is doing this renovation project, which needs to get access and modify the balcony (where I have my screens), and asking me to pay the cost of removing and reinstallation? Do I have the right ...
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Getting paid by mistake after leaving a company?

Pretend someone worked at a company and was paid monthly. A month after leaving they are paid their severance, and should not receive any payment in the future. A month later, they are contacted by ...
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Are you entitled to a refund of service charges when an event is cancelled?

On a website where I can buy tickets for an event, it says that there will be no refunds whatsoever unless the event is cancelled, and that even if they do cancel it, that the refund I get will only ...
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Do I have legal obligation to change the payment method at a restaurant, if they refuse to (but have the ability to) accept my credit card?

I ate in a restaurant one day and paid with my Discover credit card. The restaurant reluctantly accepted it but told me that this card incurs a higher fee to them. The next day after my meal, they ...
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Whose perception of time matters for legal requirements to pay wages?

If an employee, as a part of their job, travels at relativistic speeds (perhaps for space travel or scientific purposes), causing the amount of time they perceive to meaningfully desynchronize with ...
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Can ones frequency/propensity of utilizing American (either debit or) credit cards' chargeback mechanisms affect the chances of future times' success

If one requests many chargebacks, can this degrade one's credibility in the credit card issuers/payment networks' eyes, or reduce the chances of future chargeback disputes being adjudicated in a ...
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Do you have to pay for a sum of monthly membership charges you weren't charged for until you cancelled?

Imagine the scenario where F had been going to a local gym since 2018 with a monthly membership subscription. When F went to cancel this week, they informed F that they never actually charged her ...
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How long can a fund take to distribute assets of funds to members?

If I am entitled to a distribution of assets, such as a fixed number of shares in a public company, or distribution of payments received from that company, either of which first received by a fund in ...
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Is there any law in India that mandates address to be published for websites that do business, specially online transactions?

Is there any law that mandates that a physical address to be published for the operators of websites that do business, particularly online transactions? There are laws that mandate a physical address ...
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Made an app, how to legally pay content creators and file tax exemptions

I’ve made an app that’s completely free to use and isn’t otherwise monetised, for now. That being said, I want to do a couple things that involve money: For a campaign, I want to donate X dollars ...
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Sanctions against Russia and Internet subscriptions

Sanctions against Russia become heavier by the day, and an answer to that question might not fit the situation in a few weeks. Please consider the situation as of today. Say a website located in the ...
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Hired salary but paid hourly

I got an offer letter and contract from my current employer. The offer letter states "The salary is $115,000 annually, paid monthly." I am currently working as contract to hire, and I have a ...
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I supposedly owe 91 dollars for a 4 dollar toll from half a decade ago. Can it be disputed and what penalty may I face if I don't pay?

Today I got a letter in the mail from 'Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson llp' claiming I had a 4 dollar toll from a state I pretty much never drive in back in 2018 that I now owe 91 dollars on now,...
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GDPR - access to transaction data

Is it within my rights as a user of a payment service like Paypal or Western Union, to ask for the full details of a transaction that I did (namely the card number of the recipient) ? edited : bank ...
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Would this constitute commingling of funds?

Question about IOLA accounts (IOLA = Interest on Lawyer Account Fund, see iola.org/about-iola). (IOLA is called IOLTA in some states.) Our client has to pay restitution to Walmart. It has taken me ...
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Is it legal in New South Wales to pay someone who isn't a driving instructor for supervision?

In Australia, to progress from a Learner's license to a provisional driving license, you need to drive for 120 hours supervised by a person who has a full license. However, I know that it is illegal ...
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Cannabis Payment Processor based in the United States

I have been doing some research on the cannabis industry over the past couple of months, and from what I have been reading it is a consistently growing market, and the barriers to entry are now ...
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Canadian (BC) invoicing regulation - can we attempt to collect interest after the overdue payment is made?

My business partner and I started a construction related business last year. We recently (August 2021) received payment for an invoice that was issued June of 2020. At that time we did not have any ...
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Can you request a potential additional payment at own discretion?

Let's say you sell a service/activity to a customer for €150. Can you state something like this in your contact? An initial €150 payment must be payed upfront. An additional charge of €850 may apply ...
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Is it legal for a store to accept payment by debit card but not be able to refund to it, even in event of staff's mistake?

A store accepts payment by payment cards, including debit and credit cards. Refunds are allowed, however due to a technical problem refunds cannot be made to debit cards. Sometimes a refund is ...
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Is it legal for me to accept donation from other adult If I am a NSFW creator of myself on a site? [closed]

Is it legal if an adult person builds an erotic (NSFW) web site, is it legal for that person to accept donation (so other people can still use the site if they don't feel like donating yet) from ...
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What power does an employer have over gratuities/tips?

First, what is the difference between tips and a gift? Can an employer legally order employees not to accept either? Can an employer order an employee to share it? For example in restaurants many have ...
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Is it legal to use a VPN to reduce subscription fees?

I have seen VPN companies and their sponsees openly advertise the fact that VPNs can be used to change the apparent country you are connected from, and pay lower rates for subscriptions and services, ...
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Is there any way for a customer to obtain a binding statement that their account with a UK business is paid off?

I have a young child in a nursery (kindergarten) in England which is run by a national childcare provider, and they are supposed to be taking monthly payments via Direct Debit. However, as far as I ...
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Must there be a limit on late fees?

Generally speaking must late fees have some sort of cap or limit? For example if it were the libraries policy could they really charge $100 per day for unreturned books? A more realistic example, ...
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What are the regulations and laws regarding monthly invoices arriving late?

Cable company monthly invoice, and only cable company monthly invoice, is arriving within two days of due date. In general, are there any state laws or regulations requiring cable companies to send ...
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When can a payment hearing be adjourned without a decision?

A person has a validated court order from the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). The CRT does not have authority to enforce its orders but small claims court does. In the payment hearing the debtor told ...
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What is the process if a debt collector is unable to identify someone?

What is the process if a debt collector is unable to identify an individual of which they have purchased debt on? I am aware that many of these debt collectors often don't get much information to go ...
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Tricky Upwork client with additional contract [closed]

I have problem with client on Upwork. Before starting contract client asked me to sign "statement of the work" which described detailed TODO's and milestones (with no due date and only with ...
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Can a non-registered student use the instructor's intellectual property under fair use?

What is the transaction being made by paying tuition at most US colleges/universities? Are you paying for the time spent teaching, the price of education/intellectual property, or the diploma itself? ...
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Why did Fortnite get banned from the App Store?

Recently, there was this conflict between Apple and the Fortnite devs, because Fortnite introduced In-App-Purchases that did not use the standard App Store payments, so that the fees did not have to ...
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Lab provider says I owe them money, insurance company says I don't. Who is right?

tl/dr: My doctor told me some lab work would be fully covered, but the doctor didn't do the work themselves. They sent it off to a 3rd party lab service. Turns out that one particular test wasn't ...
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Sharing ad revenue [closed]

My friend and I own a website which hosts fan-created content for a video game (character skins, etc.), and make around 800$/month in ad revenue, which we're splitting 50/50. To thank the people ...
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Is it legal for a business to store and use my payment information in a way that I can't edit, remove, or otherwise control?

I recently moved from a townhouse where I used Waste Management for my trash and recycling pick up. The apartment I moved into takes care of trash so last month I canceled the service, got a phone ...
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"Shared" Image Rights on a Commissioned Work

A few months ago, me and a few friends commissioned an artist to do a logo for our website. We described the idea very thoroughly, sending them sketches of our own which we requested them to interpret ...
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Overpaid in cash at out of state hospital, they wont pay back

In Nevada, I needed some care at a hospital. After treatment, they told me I owed $1600 so I trusted them and paid in cash. Turns out I actually only owed about $1100, so they owe me $500. I live in ...
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Can I sue E-ZPass for excessive charges?

I don't have an E-ZPass account, so during the beginning of Covid19 the state of NJ or E-ZPass decided to suspend Toll collection. Every day I drove one exit north to get to work, each way was a ...
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Over Charging (Price Gouging) by a Electrical Contractor

I was charged a highly inflated rate (which is ~6X times the retail price). The price of this transaction is $3,000 dollars. We purchased 5 regular smoke detectors, and 4 combination carbon monoxide ...
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Receiving payment for work performed a month prior to filing for unemployment and submitting weekly unemployment claim

I have been on unemployment for the month of May and am confused as to how I should answer the question "Did you work or earn wages during the week?" My employer pays me monthly for work that was ...
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If a company never invoices me, am I obligated to do anything?

I hired a driving school to help me get my driver's license. My test was cancelled due to COVID and my last lesson was about a week before the test. The driving school and testing facility are two ...
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Colorado SOS doesn't take foreign credit cards. Default of acceptance?

Incorporator I. who is neither US citizen nor resident wants to incorporate a Colorado corporation which costs a filing fee of $50. The colorado secretary of state only accepts two payment methods: a)...
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Employer very sporadic with paydays, not sure what to do

My girlfriend works for a large chain restaurant, of which I believe she works for a franchise location. I found it very weird that they down right refused her request to set up direct deposit, but ...
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Can landlord force tenant to pay only online in NH

I've been a tenant for over 5 years in NH, paying rent early (mid-month) via automatic payments from my bank (i.e. check sent from my bank). I don't need to think about it, it is auto-scheduled every ...
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US magazine demanding a call to cancel subscription

I have a subscription that I want to cancel before it is renewed. I emailed customer service that received my email and replied that they cannot cancel my subscription unless I call their number. Is ...
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