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Steps to Take When Your Rebate Check Does Not Arrive

Being Relentless About Unpaid Rebate Checks Can Pay Off


If you are having trouble getting a company to send a promised rebate check do not mess around with playing the game of sending in multiple copies of receipts already sent in properly. If the rebate check never arrives or arrives late, file a complaint with the FTC, the state Attorney General or the local Better Business Bureau.

Also write to the corporate headquarters of the company where you made your purchase and include copies any correspondence you had in regards to your rebate.

Getting a rebate check may end up being difficult and frustrating, but be relentless. Remember the process is designed to make you give up.

Here is a list of rebate centers for popular retailers:

More: How to Avoid the Rebate Rip-Off

Sources: FTC

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