preauthorized before billing date

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Last payment date : January 14, 2013
1 days until your next bill (due Feb 14)

Your next bill starts: January 18, 2013

It looks like I pay 4 days before my usage is reset.
Shouldn't preauthorized payments be on my billing date?
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Posted 5 years ago

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No, the due date is approximately 27 days or so after your billing date and so when your new bill comes out your balance is at $0 in time because even some who aren't on pre-authorized billing need a up to 5 business days to process their payments
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The billing date is when the next bill posts to the account. Your bill will be due 5 days before this to ensure that all payments have time to clear before the next bill is generated. (If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday it will be moved to the next business day).
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Hey James, Ahmad and Timo are correct. The bill due date is always 5 days(or in some cases, 3 days) before the end of your billing cycle so your preauthorized payments will come out on the bill due date.

Let us know if you have any other questions :).

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