America's Barter Exchange
Code of Conduct

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Member's Pledge

In order to promote goodwill and assure honest and equal treatment to all members, I do hereby pledge to conduct business with my fellow America’s Barter Exchange (ABE) members in the following manner:

  • 1.I will offer trade members the same goods, services, priorities, and considerations as cash customers.
  • 2.I will get or give a written estimate or contract on any job to be delivered or completed in the future.
  • 3.I will charge my prevailing retail price on all trade sales.
  • 4.I will pay all gratuities and tax in cash.
  • 5.I understand that all ABE transactions are to be 100% trade for the first $5,000 on every transaction.
  • 6.I understand that ABE is to act as the third party record keeper. Any disputes that arise need to be resolved between the buyer and the seller.
  • 7.I understand that if I do not abide by the Transaction Rules, my ABE account is at risk of being closed.
  • 8.I will not ask for discounts or sale prices at members’ establishments.
  • 9.I will not engage in direct trade with any other ABE member but will always go through Americas Barter Exchange.
  • 10.I will not falsely declare my account on hold.
  • 11.I will immediately report any violations of the Code of Conduct to Americas



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