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Kentucky Gift Card Law

Last updated on February 07, 2011
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What we like:

  • Post-sale fees not allowed
  • Kentucky has legally defined the notion of a gift card

What could be better:

  • Gift cards may expire 1 year from purchase date
  • Merchants are not required to give cash back
  • Gift card escheatment details are not specified
  • Kentucky does not maintain a consumer-centric web page dedicated to gift card laws

Heads up! ScripSmart attempts to make all information accurate. ScripSmart is only a guideline and does not provide definitive statements of the law. If you have questions about the law's application to a particular case, direct them to a specialist.

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The following types of gift cards are excluded form Kentucky Gift Card Law:

Bank Cards, Free loyalty/promotional cards, Phone Cards

Good to know for Kentucky residents:

A gift card sold without an expiration date printed on the front or back of the card is valid until redeemed or replaced with a new gift card.

Kentucky Attorney General Information

Attorney General: Jack Conway (D)
Attorney.Generalatag.ky.gov
Phone: 1-502-696-5300
http://ag.ky.gov/

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