Beware of São Paulo’s mega holiday: don’t skip the bills

Beware of São Paulo's mega holiday: don't skip the bills
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Whenever a bill’s due date falls on a holiday or weekend, the deadline for payment is pushed to the following business day. However, that will not be the case for São Paulo residents today. Despite the mayor’s decision to pack the week with local holidays in order to enhance social isolation rates, it is business as usual for banks — according to a resolution of the National Monetary Council. 

And people who don’t pay their bills on May 20 and 21, thinking they have an extra day, will be fined and incur interest.

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