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Retail installment contracts, retail charge agreements, and lender credit card agreementsService charge agreed to by contractOther fees and charges prohibited.

The service charge shall be inclusive of all charges incident to investigating and making the retail installment contract or charge agreement and for the privilege of making the installment payments thereunder and no other fee, expense or charge whatsoever shall be taken, received, reserved, or contracted therefor from the buyer, except for any vehicle dealer administrative fee under RCW 46.68.440(1) or for any vehicle dealer documentary service fee under RCW 46.70.180(2).
(1) The service charge, in a retail installment contract, shall not exceed the dollar amount or rate agreed to by contract and disclosed under RCW 63.14.040(1)(h).
(2) The service charge in a retail charge agreement, revolving charge agreement, lender credit card agreement, or charge agreement, shall not exceed the schedule or rate agreed to by contract and disclosed under RCW 63.14.120(1). If the service charge so computed is less than one dollar for any month, then one dollar may be charged.


Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.
Effective date1997 c 331: See note following RCW 70.168.135.
Effective date1987 c 318: "This act shall take effect January 1, 1988." [ 1987 c 318 § 2.]
Application, saving1981 c 77: See RCW 63.14.903.
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