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Recurring billing and the subscription business model have a lot of benefits for both businesses and consumers. Unfortunately, a few too many unscrupulous business people in recent years have taken advantage of recurring and automated billing, leading to angry customers, class action lawsuits, and regulation at both the state and national level.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with offering a subscription service or recurring billing to clients and customers, but it’s important as a business owner that you stay aware of relevant laws and regulations. The last thing you want is to end up in hot water over a careless mistake or oversight. Let’s take a look at some examples and what you can do to stay in line.