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Attributes and properties

The following attribute and property combinations are available for use with Transaction/Service Pairs indicated as available on the Telecom and SAU Interface. They are available for use with Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) v2 and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard.  They aren't available to view in the AvaTax for Communications Viewer (Telecom) and are only available for use within the United States. 

ID

Attribute

Properties

Description

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Deposits

Charged

Deposits Charged are amounts charged to the customer that will be refunded upon the safe return of the product or property being rented or sold.

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Deposits

Refunded

Deposits Refunded are amounts refunded upon the safe return of the product or property being rented or sold.

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Discounts

Coupons Third Party

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Third party coupons - Those issued by a party other than the vendor. As part of this issuance, the third party will reimburse the vendor for any discount granted to a user of the coupon.

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Discounts

Coupons Vendor

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Vendor Coupons – Coupons issued by the vendor. As part of this issuance, the vendor does not get reimbursed for any discount granted to a user of the coupon.

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Discounts

Discount Card

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Discount cards - Cards given to the customer by an issuing retailer. Using this card entitles the user to get discounts only open to card holders. An example of this is a grocery store card where certain food items are discounted to card holders.

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Discounts

Manufacturing Rebate

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Manufacturing Rebate - A rebate/reduction of price where a retailer or seller is reimbursed for the value of the amount being rebated.

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Discounts

Retailer Rebate

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Retailer Rebate - A rebate/reduction of price where a there is no party being reimbursed for the value of the amount being rebated.

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Discounts

Cash Discount

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Cash Discount - A non-reimbursable discount offered to reduce the price of the taxable item or service being sold.

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Discounts

Early Payment Discount

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Early Payment Discount - A non-reimbursable discount granted to individuals who pay before a preset date.

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Discounts

Quantity Discount

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Quantity Discount - A non-reimbursable discount granted to parties who purchase above a certain amount of items or services.

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Discounts

Term Discount

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Term Discount - A non-reimbursable discount granted to parties who meet the terms and conditions of a sales contract between the vendor and the purchaser.

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Discounts

Trade Discount

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Trade Discount - A non-reimbursable discount granted to those parties in certain industries or trades.

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Discounts

Coupon Book Redemption

Discounts – Reductions to the purchase price of an item.

Coupon Book Redemption – A non-reimbursable discount granted to those parties who use a coupon from a coupon book or redeem a gift certificate. The book or the certificate was purchased from either a retailer or third party.

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Finance-Charge

Original Interest

Finance Charge - Fees that are charged to the purchaser based on the extension of credit on a transaction.

Original Interest - A one-time or recurring fee charged to the purchaser based on the extension of credit on a transaction.

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Finance-Charge

Third Party Interest

Finance Charge - Fees that are charged to the purchaser based on the extension of credit on a transaction.

Third Party Interest - Financing for a transaction is obtained from a party other than the seller or purchaser.

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Finance-Charge

Re-billed Interest

Finance Charge - Fees that are charged to the purchaser based on the extension of credit on a transaction.

Re-billed Interest - A one-time or recurring fee charged to the purchaser after the sales transaction has occurred, usually based on a late payment or failure to pay.

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Installation

General SSTP Rule

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

General SSTP Rule - General installation not covered by any other listed rule. In an SSTP state, the SSTP Matrix definition for that state will be used.

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Installation

Expenses from Installation

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

Expenses from Installation - Miscellaneous expenses incurred for an installation such as inbound freight charge or supplies consumed in the installation.

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Installation

Public Utility Service

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

Public Utility Service - The installation of a service covered by the appropriate utility regulators in that state.

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Installation

Re-install TPP

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

Re-install TPP - The process of uninstalling a Tangible Personal Property item and reinstalling it either in the same or at a different place.

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Installation

Install in Real Property

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

Install in Real Property - The act of attaching personal property to real property. The real property qualifies as new construction.

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Installation

Radio/Television

Installation - A service that attaches an item to other property.

Radio/Television - The act of installing a television set or radio to either real or tangible personal property.

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Shipping and Handling

Optional

Shipping and Handling - Charge for combined shipping and processing of an item by the seller.

Optional - Shipping that is combined with a charge for the processing of the item by the seller. The buyer has the option on whether to accept the charge.

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Shipping and Handling

Mandatory

Shipping and Handling - Charge for combined shipping and processing of an item by the seller.

Mandatory - Shipping that is combined with a charge for the processing of the item by the seller. The buyer does not have the option on whether to accept the charge.

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Trade-Ins

General Rule

Trade In - A sale where part of the transaction price is reduced by another product that is being transferred from the purchaser to the seller.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Updates

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional - Updates -- An agreement that strictly involves updates to the software sold. This would not include any agreement that covers service of any kind. The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional – Service

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional – Service -- An agreement that strictly involves service that would include all needed services including customer support needed to service the software. This would not include any service that only includes use of a customer support or customer help phone service. The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional – Upd and Svc

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional – Upd and Svc -- An agreement that covers both updates and services, including those that cover updates along with only a customer support or customer help phone service. The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Tangible

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional – Tangible -- Agreement that strictly involves updates to the software sold. The updates are delivered by using a physical medium (i.e. updates sent to a customer by CD or disk). The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Electronic

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional – Electronic -- Agreement that strictly involves updates to the software sold. The updates are delivered by using an electronic medium (i.e. updates sent over the internet). The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Optional – Cust Support

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Optional –Cust Support -- An agreement that only covers call to a customer support or customer help phone service. The agreement is purchased with the software at the option of the buyer.

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Service Contract

Mandatory - Service

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Mandatory - Service - The service contract is required as part of the sale of property.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Upd and Svc

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Mandatory - Upd and Svc -- An agreement that covers both updates and services, including those that cover updates along with only a customer support or customer help phone service. The agreement is required to be purchased as part of the sale.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Tangible

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Mandatory - Tangible -- Agreement that strictly involves updates to the software sold. The updates are delivered by using a physical medium (i.e. updates sent to a customer by CD or disk). The agreement is required to be purchased as part of the sale.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Electronic

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Mandatory - Electronic -- Agreement that strictly involves updates to the software sold. The updates are delivered by using an electronic medium (i.e. updates sent over the internet). The agreement is required to be purchased as part of the sale.

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Software Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Cust Support

Software Maintenance Agreement - Often sold to a software user to cover future updates and services that may be needed to enhance or repair the software.

Mandatory - Cust Support -- An agreement that only covers call to a customer support or customer help phone service. The agreement is required to be purchased as part of the sale.

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Service Contract

Optional - Parts During

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Optional - Parts During – (During Initial Sale) The service contract is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The service contract is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Optional - Labor During

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Optional - Labor During – (During Initial Sale) The service contract is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The service contract is not required as part of the sale of property

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Service Contract

Optional - Parts and Labor During

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Optional – Parts and Labor During – (During Initial Sale) The service contract is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The service contract is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Optional - Parts After

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Optional - Parts After - The service contract is sold after the property being covered is sold. The service contract is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Optional - Labor After

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Optional - Labor After - The service contract is sold after the property being covered is sold. The service contract is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Mandatory - Parts

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Mandatory - Parts - The service contract only covers parts needed to maintain or repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to maintain or repair the property involved. The service contract is required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Mandatory - Labor

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Mandatory - Labor - The service contract only covers labor needed to maintain or repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain or repair the property involved. The service contract is required as part of the sale of property.

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Service Contract

Mandatory - Parts and Labor

Service Contract - Covers service that could be considered ongoing maintenance but in addition would cover service that would be considered a repair.

Mandatory - Parts and Labor - The service contract covers both parts and labor needed to maintain or repair the property involved. The service contract is required as part of the sale of property

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Parts During

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Parts During – (During Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Labor During

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Labor During – (During Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Parts and Labor During

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Parts and Labor During – (During Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Service During

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Service During – (Service Only) The maintenance agreement covers only the service needed to maintain the property involved. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Parts After

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Parts After – (After Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold after the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Labor After

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Labor After – (After Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold after the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Parts and Labor After

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Parts and Labor After – (After Initial Sale) The maintenance agreement is sold after the property being covered is sold. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Optional - Service After

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Optional - Service After – (Service Only) The maintenance agreement covers only the service needed to maintain the property involved. The maintenance agreement is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Parts

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Mandatory - Parts - The maintenance agreement only covers parts needed to maintain the property involved. It would not cover labor used to maintain the property involved. The maintenance agreement is required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Labor

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Mandatory - Labor - The maintenance agreement only covers labor needed to maintain the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The maintenance agreement is required as part of the sale of property.

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Standard Maintenance Agreement

Mandatory - Parts and Labor

Maintenance Agreement - Covers ongoing routine maintenance of property or a previously performed service. It would not cover services that are considered a repair.

Mandatory - Parts and Labor - The maintenance agreement covers both parts and labor needed to maintain the property involved. The maintenance agreement is required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Optional - Parts

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Optional - Parts - The factory warranty only covers parts needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to repair the property involved. The factory warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Optional - Labor

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Optional - Labor - The factory warranty only covers labor needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The factory warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Optional - Parts and Labor

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Optional – Parts and Labor During - The factory warranty covers both parts and

labor needed to repair the property involved. The factory warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Mandatory - Parts

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Mandatory - Parts - The factory warranty only covers parts needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to repair the property involved. The factory warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Mandatory - Labor

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Mandatory - Labor - The factory warranty only covers labor needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The factory warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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Factory Warranty

Mandatory - Parts and Labor

Factory Warranty - A warranty that is sold by the original manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property. This warranty is sold along with the underlying property.

Mandatory – Parts and Labor - The factory warranty covers both parts and labor needed to repair the property involved. The factory warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Parts During

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Parts During - The extended warranty only covers parts needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold; the extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Labor During

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Labor During - The extended warranty only covers labor needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The extended warranty is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold; the extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Parts and Labor During

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Parts and Labor During - The extended warranty covers both parts and labor needed to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold; the extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Service During

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Parts and Labor During - The extended warranty covers both parts and labor needed to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is sold at the same time the property being covered is sold; the extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Parts After

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Parts After - The extended warranty only covers parts needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property and is sold after the property being covered is sold.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Labor After

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Labor After - The extended warranty only covers labor needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property and is sold after the property being covered is sold.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Parts and Labor After

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Parts and Labor After - The extended warranty covers both parts and labor needed to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property and is sold after the property being covered is sold.

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Extended Warranty

Optional - Service After

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Optional – Service After - The extended warranty covers only the Service needed to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is not required as part of the sale of property and is sold after the property being covered is sold.

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Extended Warranty

Mandatory - Parts

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Mandatory - Parts - The extended warranty only covers parts needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover labor used to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Mandatory - Labor

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Mandatory - Labor - The extended warranty only covers labor needed to repair the property involved. It would not cover parts used to maintain the property involved. The extended warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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Extended Warranty

Mandatory - Parts and Labor

Extended Warranty - A warranty that is sold by a party other than the manufacturer and covers repairs in the event of a defect involving a certain part of the property.

Mandatory – Parts and Labor - The extended warranty covers both parts and labor needed to repair the property involved. The extended warranty is required as part of the sale of property.

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