I always wondered if Google would pay out a balance from an account that has been terminated but has accrued a balance of more than a $100.
I looked up Google's AdSense TOS just now and found a really long couple of sentences which explains it.
In the event the Agreement is terminated, Google shall pay Your earned balance to You within approximately ninety (90) days after the end of the calendar month in which the Agreement is terminated by You (following Google's receipt of Your written request, including by email, to terminate the Agreement) or by Google.
And even more so!
In addition, if You are past due on any payment to Google in connection with any Google program (including without limitation the Google AdWords program), Google reserves the right to withhold payment until all outstanding payments have been made or to offset amounts owed to You in connection with the Program by amounts owed by You to Google.
So in short, you may or may not get paid for your balance. If Google sees that those clicks are all invalid clicks, then Google most likely won't pay you. Why does Google terminate accounts? Mostly because of invalid clicks. So, one can logically assume that most accounts that are terminated do not get paid out their current balance.
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