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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  30/JUL/2007 7:45 PM
Assunto:  Cobrança
 
Mensagem: 

A small business (such as a doctor's office) may send the past-due client "a late notice" or "a reminder notice".  The "reminder notice" may be in the form of a telephone call.

 

Larger businesses (including credit cards and telephone companies) merely charge "a late fee".  If payment has not been made by a certain date, a charge is added to the customer's bill.

 

I haven't worked in a business for decades, but years ago I remember that the customers of our paint store could deduct about 2% from their bill by paying prior to the 10th of the month.  Anything after that was paid at the full rate.  And when I paid the bills for the store, I was expected to pay all of them prior to the 10th so that the store could take advantage of the same discount.  I don't think that utilities (lights, gas, water, etc.) used this system, but other stores did that were selling us things wholesale to sell in our store. 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Cobrança  –  Gissele  30/JUL/2007, 7:11 PM
 Cobrança  –  Dale/CR  30/JUL/2007, 7:45 PM
Cobrança  –  stella  01/AGO/2007, 7:35 PM
Cobrança  –  Gissele  01/AGO/2007, 8:48 PM
Cobrança  –  Dale/CR  01/AGO/2007, 9:15 PM
Cobrança  –  STELLA  03/AGO/2007, 3:24 PM

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