Define: Charge Back

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Definition: Charge Back

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When a cardholder cancels a credit or debit card transaction before it has been processed. When a chargeback occurs many banks charge the seller a fee.

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Charge Back. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 17, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Charge Back. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 17, 2019).
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This glossary post was last updated: 28th December 2018.