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When Will I Get Paid?

Payments are made monthly if your balance meets the minimum threshold. We must have your tax information on file before we can make any payments.

Commission income are paid by direct deposit, Gift Certificate, or check approximately 60 days after the end of the month for which they are being paid.

  • Payment for January is made in late March.
  • Payment for February is made in late April.
  • Payment for March is made in late May.
  • Payment for April is made in late June.
  • Payment for May is made in late July.
  • Payment for June is made in late August.
  • Payment for July is made in late September.
  • Payment for August is made in late October.
  • Payment for September is made in late November.
  • Payment for October is made in late December.
  • Payment for November is made in late January of the following year (approximately 60 days after Nov. 30).
  • Payment for December is made in late February of the following year (approximately 60 days after Dec. 31).

For example: If you’re being paid by gift certificate and you earned more than the $10 threshold in January, the payment for that month will be issued by the end of March.

Commissions are earned after the order has shipped. You may notice that some items won’t appear in the Earnings Report after an order has been placed. There are multiple reasons this could happen.

  1. The order may have been cancelled before it shipped
  2. The order may have not shipped out yet (some pre-orders and out of stock items may have extended times till they ship)
  3. The system has marked the order as ineligible for commission income. (See description below)

Associates are not eligible for commission income from orders placed on their behalf, or by closely related parties. The Associates Program is an advertising program and is not intended to provide discounts onpurchases. Our intent is to pay commission income when associates refer unrelated customers to Amazon. Associates who refer family members, friends, or close acquaintances to place their orders through their links may not receive advertising commissions for those purchases. We recommend that you look to reach potential Amazon customers who you don't havepre-existing relationships with. The Operating Agreement defines what criteria are used to determine order eligibility. (Refer to the Operating Agreement Section 7 for more details.)

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