Definitions (2)

1.Accounting: Allocation of costs and resource usage based on actual usage or a predetermined amount. See also chargeout.
2.Electronic commerce: Withdrawal by the credit card issuer of the amount credited to the merchant's account (plus a chargeback fee) when a card-holder disputes a transaction charged on his or her card. The merchant usually has 10 days to submit proof of purchase and proof of delivery to reclaim the charged back amount.

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  • Sometimes a customer may want to return the product so you should have a small window of time where they can get a chargeback.

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  • My dad explained to me that I would be offered a chargeback from the bank for their mistake in over charging me in the past.

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  • I always use a company credit card when shopping for refreshments for the annual conference because the account has a chargeback, so I never go over budget.

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