Disputing a credit card bill

Myth or fact?

When you dispute a charge on your credit card bill, you don't have to pay interest on the charge until the matter is resolved.
  • Myth
  • Fact

You’re looking over your monthly credit card statement. Something seems a bit off. You pull out your recent receipts. Aha! Just as you thought. You were overcharged for a piece of furniture you bought last month. Learn how to go about disputing a credit card bill. 

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in November 2019
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Anna Fung, KC, BC Utilities Commission

Anna Fung, KC

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