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Gift Card Ratings

State Gift Card Law vs. Federal Gift Card Law

Idaho

Store Issued Gift Card Impact

Current State Law

Federal Law

Impact of Federal Law

  • Store issued gift cards may expire at any time
  • Store issued gift cards may not expire before 5 years
  • Consumers gain 5 years of protection before store issued gift cards expire
  • Store issued gift cards have no limits on post-sale fees
  • Store issued gift cards may charge post-sale fees after 1 year of card inactivity
  • Consumers gain 1 year of protection before store issued gift cards may impose a post-sale fee

Bank Issued Gift Card Impact

Current State Law

Federal Law

Impact of Federal Law

  • Bank issued gift cards have no limits on post-sale fees
  • Bank issued gift cards may mot expire before 5 years
  • Consumers gain 5 years of protection before bank issued gift cards expire
  • Bank issued gift cards may expire at any time
  • Bank issued gift cards may not impose post-sale fees for at least 1 year
  • Consumers gain 1 year of protection before bank issued gift cards may impose a post-sale fee

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