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    Payment methods

    Hello!

    Which payment methods do you accept? Cash only, checks, direct deposit to your bank account...?
    Which one do you prefer personally?


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    I accept Cash and Cheques. Prefer cash, as I only get to leave the house during the weekends, as I run two businesses from home.

    I know for my dance school - parents prefer giving me cheques because of a lump sum of a months worth of classes.

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    It's always been cash or checks for me, but I was wondering if any parents ever asked to pay by visa to gain air miles points??
    I personally do prefer post dated checks. They are easily tracked and they are in the child's file ready to go

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    It's cash only for me, however I have started adding interac email money transfer options. This allows for my bank account details to remain private. I don't wanna play around with cheques. I worked in a bank and saw so much fraud and nsf's , I'd rather have the Gaurentee.

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    I prefer cash or email transfer. Most of my parents pay by transfer.
    ~ Mama to 4, Dayhome provider ~

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    Currently taking checks. I have accepted cash in the past. My preference is for checks. Easier for parents and myself for accounting purposes.

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    I do cash or cheque and most do cheque and some do post dated ones - which I don't receipt until after I have cashed each one. Ran into a situation in the past where I had receipted the lot of them and the family left and put a stop payment on the cheques so could have been bad in an audit without a lot of other paperwork available. I do mention the interac option during interviews and have one that does it. I use the interac option for my felt business instead of credit cards one so I don't have to have information and two less fees - free to me and to most customers depending on their banking plan. Most don't mind paying the fee for the peace of mind their credit info is safe.

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    My families have 2 choices: post dated cheques or email interact transfers. I have 1/2 using cheque and have using email interact transfers. Because the bank is out of the way, I would prefer all families to use email interact transfers
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    Cash or check. But one bounced check warrents you a "cash only" payment

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    I absolutely agree that a bounced cheque means cash only.
    ~ Mama to 4, Dayhome provider ~

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