A business that offers courses cannot:
- collect payment or a deposit to be paid before the first course is delivered;
- collect payment in one instalment. The total amount of the invoice must be paid in at least 2 approximately equal instalments. The instalments must be claimed at regular intervals, for example, at the start and midway point of your course.
Exceptions: payment in one instalment
The business can demand payment in one instalment in either of 2 situations:
- the total value of the course is $100 or less (including taxes);
- the course is given over 3 days or fewer, regardless of its total value.
Last update : October 29, 2020
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