Where a credit balance greater than one dollar exists, and where no purchases, payments or other transactions (other than the imposition of service, membership or other administrative charges) occur with respect to a consumer credit account for six consecutive billing cycles, the creditor shall refund the full amount of such credit balance by cash or check within thirty days after the end of such period of inactivity.

Terms Used In N.Y. General Business Law 714

  • Consumer: means a natural person. See N.Y. General Business Law 710
  • Credit balance: means any money or credit owed to, or held for the benefit of, a consumer by a creditor on a consumer credit account, whether resulting from an overpayment or return of merchandise by the consumer, or otherwise. See N.Y. General Business Law 710
  • Creditor: means a person, partnership, corporation, association or other entity who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly extends consumer credit. See N.Y. General Business Law 710