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Credit Card Surcharging: Charging Fees for Using Credit Cards

What is Surcharging? Surcharging History Fast Facts on Credit Card Surcharges Surcharge Basics Surcharges vs. Convenience Fees States Where Surcharging is Banned State-Specific Rules California Colorado New York Maine Texas Pros and Cons of Credit Card Surcharges How to Get Started The Don’ts of Surcharging Cards Alternatives to Surcharging What is Surcharging? Simply put, credit […]


Credit card surcharges, checkout fees, merchant surcharges – whatever you call them, the concept is the same: you add a fee when a customer uses a credit card. But are they legal? And more importantly, are they a good idea for your business?

To answer those questions, we’ll explore all aspects of what surcharging entails.

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