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The payment of five thousand dollars ($5,000) or less in money, credit, goods or things in action, as consideration for any sale or assignment of or order for the payment of wages, salary, commission or other compensation for services, whether earned or to be earned, shall, for the purposes of regulation under the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955, be deemed a loan of money secured by such sale, assignment or order. The amount by which compensation so sold, assigned or ordered paid exceeds the amount of consideration actually paid shall for the purpose of regulation under the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955 be deemed interest or charges upon the loan from the date of payment to the date the compensation is payable. Such transaction shall be governed by and subject to the provisions of the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 58. Financial Institutions and Regulations § 58-15-21. What constitutes loan of money; wage purchases - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-58-financial-institutions-and-regulations/nm-st-sect-58-15-21/
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