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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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How to get my money back I put down on a purchase and never received item

I sent someone $100 on cash app to hold a camper until I got down there to get it per her request. She then blocked me on everything even cash app and will not even give me an address. What can I do I ...
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Being paid not to press charges

A situation occurred where a girl punched a male student after this student bothered her. The school official called all parents in with the male student and parents played the victim, and the ...
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What is the law relating to paying witnesses?

My understanding is that there are two types of witness, Expert and Material. These have similarities and differences. One similarity is that both can be compelled to answer questions in court in ...
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If you arrive late to a hotel, can they keep your entire payment even if they resold your room to someone else?

Consider this scenario: You book a hotel stay for two nights: May 1st through May 3rd, paying the full cost in advance. You end up missing a connecting flight and arrive at the hotel on the afternoon ...
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What legal basis exists for challenging absurd (but technically-correct) invoices?

Every once in a while you hear stories about people getting hit with ridiculously high charges, such as for cell phone or cloud computing, e.g.: In the cell phone case, this can happen when (for ...
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My finance company charges more late fees than my contract states

I was late making a payment on a vehicle that I am financing and the late fee was high. I decided to go over my documents for my car and noticed that it states after 10 days, which they applied the ...
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Billed as a result of automatic renewal, can I, as a EU citizen, get my money back?

I signed up on a seemingly reputable website for making resumes and was prompted to enter a 7-day paid trial in order to download and use the resume I already made in the web app. Now, after 7 days, I ...
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Do you have a legal right to stop a card payment by email?

According to Citizens Advice it is the law that you can stop a card payment. They also say you can do this by email. It is not completely clear if you can put these two statements together and get ...
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UPS Germany delaying payment indefinitely

UPS charged me a brokerage fee when I shipped a parcel from England to Germany. It was a huge amount (113.29 euros) and didn't make sense since my parcel should not have been charged any customs fee. ...
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Would something sold by accident have a claim from the intended buyer?

Say an item in a checkout line is accidentally scanned and paid for by the person in front of the person who wanted to buy it. Say it's the last of an item, and the person who paid decides to keep it. ...
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If my roommates use more utilities than me, am I legally allowed to pay less? [closed]

I live with three roommates. My roommates use much more electricity than I do and are constantly wasting energy, which means our utility bill is high. The bill is in the name of one of my roommates, ...
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Coupons with no or incomplete dates

I received two coupons in the mail a little while ago for a national chain restaurant. I did not see any expiration dates on them at the time. I used one of the coupons a few months ago without ...
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Can workers keep overpaid salary? [duplicate]

Technical issues caused salaries of employees to be mixed up in a South Korean company. 22일 직장인 커뮤니티 블라인드 게시글 등에 따르면 지난 19일 “명세서에 적힌 금액보다 덜 들어왔다”는 효성 직원들의 게시글이 올라왔다. On an online employee forum ...
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Can a company demand employees use part of their paycheck to buy their services?

A retail chain my friend worked for wanted to boost sales of a membership that included benefits like free shipping and preferred pricing. They gave each employee a small bonus on 1 paycheck equal to ...
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Can restaurants charge differently based on customer's language?

I greeted some Chinese friends who just arrived at an airport. They were hungry after a long flight so we ate lunch inside the airport. We sat down and opened the menu in Chinese. We ordered some food ...
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Do any USA states require accepting US cash for payment of goods or services?

According to the United States Federal Reserve: There is no federal statute mandating that a private business, a person, or an organization must accept currency or coins as payment for goods or ...
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Is it legal for a business to give a discount for paying with cash vs. credit card?

I ate at a Croatian restaurant where I had the option to pay with cash with euros or pay with my credit card. If I chose to pay with cash, I would be given a 10% discount. As I have a VISA credit card ...
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In Texas is it legal for my employer to pay two separate wages

I've been trying to find this answer for a minute, my question is in Texas is it illegal for my employer to pay two separate wages on the same stub? Example I have a CDL Class A they're giving me one ...
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Subsequent violation for late paychecks in California

Due to a paperwork error, a California employer stops issuing paychecks, and this isn't observed for five months (while the employee's work proceeds). At the time the employee informs the employer of ...
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Payment made by LLC debit/credit card, but order placement done through a personal account [closed]

I recently formed a multi-member LLC, opened its bank account and have its debit/credit cards. To buy inventories for the business, I logged into eBay/Amazon using my personal account, and then bought ...
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Automatic gratuity (tips) in restaurants

I have seen something along the lines of "parties of 8 or more will have a 25% gratuity added to the check" on menus in many US restaurants. Its been on menus for as long as I can remember. ...
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Is it illegal to not disclose pay for a freelancer? [closed]

Let's say I am running a platform for freelancers to find work - a bit like Upwork or Freelancer. Each worker is assigned a job and only the client and website admins know the price - but not the ...
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Are loans protected by PayPal Goods & Services?

If a lender loans a borrower say $150 for the borrower to repay $250 in 3 weeks (very high/illegal interest rate) via PayPal G&S, and it turns out that the borrower refuses to repay the loan, what ...
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Intentionally using old company address

My company moved to a new address. I notified all my clients. One client continues to pay invoices at the old address despite many many requests to update the address. It has been over 6 months now....
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Does adding an In-app purchase to my Google Play app require any additional privacy requirements?

Suppose that a developer has created an android app. It doesn't collect any user data except that when a user clicks on advertisements, some information is shared with to third party companies like ...
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How are civil judgments most typically settled?

A is suing B, and the court has awarded A £5000. Who decides how this balance should be paid, and what is the most common method of payment? Is it usually done through a bank transfer or a cheque? Can ...
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Is a mandatory fee added to paying one's lease legal?

Is it legal for a property management company to require a convenience fee for every type of payment they accept, or must they accept some form of payment that costs nothing extra? It seems to me ...
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What are the trade-offs involved in accepting an offer to contract that would combine an installment payment and service fee?

Let's say someone purchased an item on an instalment payment plan from a company. They also subscribed to their services. The instalment scheme is separated from the monthly service fee. That means ...
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What kind of reward is an "inflationary lump sum"?

Some companies are giving employees what they call an "inflationary lump sum" to help them cope with cost of living issues caused by high inflation. See for example: https://www....
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If a business partner did not put money into the founding of the company are they still entitled to their shares?

Consider the scenario in Western Australia: Me and 2 others want to go into business together based on what we believe will make us profit (etc.). The decision is to form a company, however, due to ...
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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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