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a penalty charge in addition to the regularly scheduled payment, as of a loan, if such payment has not been made when due.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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But they've shown no interest yet and apparently aren't planning a
There is usually a number of days after the payment is due that you can pay without a
Departmental components will apply a
for overdue payments.
The notice will show the
amount, if applicable, and the interest amount past due.
From the seventeenth of the month to the twenty-fifth will then incur a
And yet another consumer blamed the
from preventing him from obtaining a mortgage.
Payments on your account not received by the due date immediately become subject to a
and possibly to disconnection.
Payments must be received in our office on or before the due date to avoid a
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