becasue I'm confused Last Monday (29th sept) I apid for the road tax with my debit card at a Post Office. Today it still hasn't left the account and according to teh bank isn't even "pending". Yet yesterday I made 2 payments in Asda with teh same card, and they are pending in teh account and the amount is unavailiable. Why7 is the road tax one not off yet?
I work in FS. Did you put debit card payment through by machine or just fill in the application form? If electronic then usually 2-3 days> If paper version then it depends when the beneficiary puts the payment through.
Mygirllollipop - they do not have 2 yrs to take the money. Payments are usually thought to be out of date within 6 months and will be returned.
It was a machine,I ahnded over the form,a dn MOT etc, he told me the price, I put the card in teh machine, entered my PIN number, it said "please remove card" and I got a recepit showing the amount paid. Its still not out, or pending today
Then I think there is a problem. Double check your statement to check that it hasn't gone out in another name - eg Post Office Counters rather than DVLA or POCL and then query with the PO. Also the bank will be able to tell whether they have authorised an EFTPOS (electronic transfaction at point of sale) transaction on that date.