Dear Consumer Ed: I live in Tennessee and my daughter is a Georgia resident. If we buy a used car from a dealer in Tennessee for my daughter to use in Georgia, will we have to pay taxes in both states?
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Dear Consumer Ed: I recently underwent outpatient surgery. The doctor’s office told me that my out-of-pocket costs would be $525. I paid the money and had the procedure. A month later I received two bills: one for $150 for the anesthesiologist and one for $110 for the surgeon. I don’t think I should have to pay these bills because I was told ahead of time that I only owed $525. However, I am concerned that if I don’t pay these bills, it will hurt my credit rating. What should I do?
Dear Consumer Ed: I see a number of gas stations that offer a lower price if you use cash instead of a credit or debit card. At one station the cash price was $2.30 but the credit price was $3.20, although the only place that was displayed was on the pump itself. A 90 cent price differential seems out of bounds to me. Are there any limits as to how much more a station is allowed to charge for using a credit card vs. cash? Also, are gas stations required to display the credit card price so that it is easily readable when you are driving by?