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i have a rebate company and we require original receipts-customer stated a law against originals due to IRS filing-is this true?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  socrateaser replied 9 years ago.

No. However, in most jurisdictions a true copy is as good as an original (in court) unless there is a "genuine" dispute a to the document's authenticity.

The ORIGINAL receipt generally is held by the merchant.

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