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Invoice 0.04 SGD - Have to pay?

Post by martincymru » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 8:56 am

received final bill from M1 for 0.04 sgd ( 4 cents). Am I legally obliged to pay ?

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 9:01 am

pay through axs lol
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Post by BBCWatcher » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 9:38 am

Whether you're legally obligated or not, I'd pay it. It's just not worth the hassle when M1 adds a late payment fee, and you have to call M1 (i.e. talk to somebody in Manila) to get the bill cleaned up. Which won't happen the first time, then you get another late fee....

AXS works, and as I recall you can pay 4 cents with a credit or debit card via M1's Web site directly.

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Post by the lynx » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:30 am

Definitely payable electronically (RATM already mentioned where). Not cash.

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:42 am

pay them 6cents and then ask them to return the 2 cents back.
call up the call center and argue with them needlessly over it.
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Re: Invoice 0.04 SGD - Have to pay?

Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:48 am

martincymru wrote:received final bill from M1 for 0.04 sgd ( 4 cents). Am I legally obliged to pay ?
I wouldn't pay it. I'd send them three or four letters asking them why they are spending 35 cents to collect 4 cents... they have idiots for programmers... or perhaps managers that think they need the .04 to balance the books.

Once they've spent a couple of dollars in postage, I'd drop down to a payment center and put a 5 cent piece on the counter. Ask for change. They won't have it. The only place I know to get pennies in Singapore is Singpost... tell M1 you need to delay payment to go get some pennies from Singpost.

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 1:22 pm

I have some insurance plans with AIA where the monthly premiums are paid in USD, and if I pay them say, 20 cents too much (because for example currency fluctuations) they send me back a cheque for that amount.

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Post by martincymru » Wed, 13 Apr 2016 1:56 pm

thanks all for the comments.

But what if I have no means to pay electronically and Singpost stop issuing cents.
If I pay 5 cents then I have overpaid thus I pay zero? That's the point I am making.

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Post by PNGMK » Thu, 14 Apr 2016 6:35 am

Yes - in cash you legally round up from 4c to 5c.
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Re: Invoice 0.04 SGD - Have to pay?

Post by Brah » Thu, 14 Apr 2016 8:27 pm

If you don't pay it can you leave the country?
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Post by JR8 » Fri, 15 Apr 2016 1:10 am

Yah 4c = 4-stroke ah! [Apols MC ;)]
You know what, as much of a complete faff as it seems, knowing what SGn companies are like I would pay it. Better to get that a/c settled and closed than having any doubts left hanging into the future...
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Post by the lynx » Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:43 am

JR8 wrote:Yah 4c = 4-stroke ah! [Apols MC ;)]
You know what, as much of a complete faff as it seems, knowing what SGn companies are like I would pay it. Better to get that a/c settled and closed than having any doubts left hanging into the future...
For over 4 freaking cents? :roll:

But yeah, frankly, I'd pay myself too. Singapore made it way too easy for electronic payment - you'd be mad to come up with excuse that there's too much work to pay 4 cents in Singapore.

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Re: Invoice 0.04 SGD - Have to pay?

Post by nanana » Sat, 16 Apr 2016 9:32 am

i have 4 cents. you want? buy me a pint of beer, i give you 4 cents. :)

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 16 Apr 2016 1:11 pm

nanana wrote:i have 4 cents. you want? buy me a pint of beer, i give you 4 cents. :)
and i have 10 fingers. :lol:
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Re: Invoice 0.04 SGD - Have to pay?

Post by nanana » Sat, 16 Apr 2016 9:32 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
nanana wrote:i have 4 cents. you want? buy me a pint of beer, i give you 4 cents. :)
and i have 10 fingers. :lol:
wah! didn't know your 10 fingers worth 4 cents!!! is that means 0.004 each? or maybe the thumbs worth more, assuming it is the fattest of all?
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