2020 California Code
Financial Code - FIN
CHAPTER 8 - Insurance Premium Financing
ARTICLE 4 - Limitation on Finance Charges
Section 18626.

Universal Citation: CA Fin Code § 18626 (2020)

A premium finance agency may, in a premium finance agreement, contract for, charge, receive, and collect a finance charge which shall not exceed in the aggregate:

(a) Two percent per month on that part of the unpaid principal balance of any loan up to, including, but not in excess of, one thousand dollars ($1,000).

(b) One percent per month on any remainder of such unpaid principal balance in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000).

As used in this article “consumer insurance premium finance loan” shall mean an insurance premium finance loan where the insurance policies which are security for the loan are for personal, family or household use.

(c) As an alternative to the charges authorized by subdivisions (a) and (b), a premium finance agency may contract for and receive charges at a rate not exceeding 1.6 percent per month on the unpaid principal balance.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 356, Sec. 3.)

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