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Q: Coupon Cash Value ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Coupon Cash Value
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: segwonk-ga
List Price: $4.11
Posted: 12 Feb 2004 14:54 PST
Expires: 13 Mar 2004 14:54 PST
Question ID: 306273
Why do many coupons have a cash value?
Often on the order of 1/40th or 1/100th of a cent?
Subject: Re: Coupon Cash Value
Answered By: mvguy-ga on 12 Feb 2004 21:09 PST
The basic reason is that some states require coupons to have a cash
value. So the distributors of coupons make the value so low that no
one will bother to cash them in.

The following sources all give this as the explanation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Manufacturer Consumer Promotion Offers

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Why do grocery store coupons say "cash value 1/20 of a cent"?

Grocery Coupon's Cash Value

I hope this fully answers your question.



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Subject: Re: Coupon Cash Value
From: respree-ga on 12 Feb 2004 15:05 PST

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