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Old 21st September 2013, 08:52 PM
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Default Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

How long can you use receipts to get a refund? I have discovered a pile of reciepts in my bedroom. Unless there is a specific written guarantee, how long can you use them to get a refund?
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Old 21st September 2013, 11:32 PM
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

You have up to 6 years to make a claim under the Sale of Goods Act, however do note that you don't need a receipt to exercise your rights - any proof of purchase will do.
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Old 22nd September 2013, 01:08 AM
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

Thanks Adam, I did d/l the sale of goods act - I should probably go through it, see if I can find the relevant section (and put it on here).
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Old 22nd September 2013, 08:40 PM
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

There are no relevant 'sections' so to speak, however you'll find that proof of purchase is the only requirement to make a claim. This covers receipts, bank statements, CCTV recordings, transaction details and anything else that proves that the purchase was made.
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

I'm not a fan of receipts. I think it's a waste of paper. If people want receipts they can specifically ask for them. Think how many people throw away receipts!
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Old 22nd September 2014, 11:36 AM
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

Such a waste of paper, the amount of times I see people walk out the shop and put it straight in the bin...I say no receipt thanks at the checkout unless buying something expensive.
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Default Re: Reciepts - how long should you keep them?

Honestly, I keep them around until itís time to clear them out for the year. You would not believe the number of times that people have demanded receipts, even if I could show that the charge was made to my credit card. Even though they might feel useless, I still would rather keep them.
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