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As it relates to federal antitrust regulations, why are terms considered a part of the price we charge?

Answer: : Consider this example. You have two customers. They are like customers. Customer A receives terms of 5% 30, net 31. Customer B has terms of Net 30. Even if you sell these customers at the same price, your company is in reality offering a five percent price advantage to Customer A and this may [or may not] be a violation of federal antitrust laws in general and the Robinson Patman Act in particular.

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