(1) At or prior to the time a retail charge agreement is made the seller shall advise the buyer in writing, on the application form or otherwise, or orally, that a service charge will be computed on the outstanding balance for each month (which need not be a calendar month) or other regular period agreed upon, the schedule or rate by which the service charge will be computed, and that the buyer may at any time pay the total unpaid balance. If this information is given orally, the seller shall, upon approval of the buyer’s credit, deliver to the buyer or mail to the buyer at the address of the buyer, a memorandum setting forth this information.
(2) The seller or holder of a retail charge agreement shall promptly supply the buyer with a statement as of the end of each monthly period (which need not be a calendar month) or other regular period agreed upon, in which there is any unpaid balance thereunder, which statement shall set forth the following:
(a) The unpaid balance under the retail charge agreement at the beginning and at the end of the period;
(b) Unless otherwise furnished by the seller to the buyer by sales slip, memorandum, or otherwise, a description or identification of the goods or services purchased during the period, the cash sale price and the date of each purchase;
(c) The payments made by the buyer to the seller and any other credits to the buyer during the period;
(d) The amount, if any, of any service charge for such period; and
(e) A legend to the effect that the buyer may at any time pay the total unpaid balance. [1963 c.489 §12]Section: Previous 83.010 83.020 83.030 83.040 83.050 83.060 83.070 83.080 83.090 83.095 83.100 83.110 83.120 83.130 83.140 Next
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