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Credit card surcharges now allowed, but retailers hesitate

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Jan 25, 2013 ... 27, 2013, merchants can charge you extra for paying by credit card. ... settlement, so consumers somewhere will likely pay more to use their credit cards. ... Convenience stores have long said that swipe fees take a substantial ...

What consumers can do when 'minimum purchase' and other credit ...

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Find out what the rules are and what consumers can do when the rules are violated. ... Minimum payments of up to $10 for accepting credit cards were made legal ... and surcharges to a credit card purchase is in violation of credit card issuer ...

Credit or Debit Card Surcharges Statutes

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(c) A consumer shall not be deemed to have elected to use a credit card in ... if only credit cards are accepted by that retailer in payment for an order made by a  ...

Credit Card Surcharges | TEXAS OFFICE of CONSUMER CREDIT ...

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Texas law also prohibits debit card surcharges, but the OCCC does not enforce this prohibition. Additional information about debit card surcharges is available ...

Credit card surcharges? Don't expect to see them anytime soon ...

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Feb 8, 2013 ... "Until the consumer accepts it, they're going to do harm to ... Will credit card settlement mean fewer rewards, surcharges for consumers?

Checkout Fees: Everything You Need to Know | Electronic Payments ...

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Online merchants must alert consumers that a surcharge will be imposed on the ... to pass their credit card acceptance fees onto consumers in the form of a fee. ... to what they pay to accept the card—typically 1 .5%-3% of the entire purchase.

Credit Cards | State of California - Department of Justice - Kamala D ...

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Merchants who wish to accept credit cards must also follow certain ... Your bank stands in the shoes of the merchant and will credit your account while it .... a surcharge when a consumer chooses to use a credit card instead of paying by cash.

Retailers May Begin Charging Swipe Fees on Credit Card Purchases

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Jan 25, 2013 ... Some retailers may be tacking on "checkout fees" to credit card transactions starting January 27. ... from adding a surcharge to consumer credit card purchases. ... products and services are, and what types of payments they accept. ... charges will range between 1.5 and 3 percent of the credit card purchase.

Retailers, Not Consumers, Swipe Victory in Credit Card Fee ...

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Jul 17, 2012 ... In order to accept credit cards, retailers pay a so-called swipe ... ability to apply a surcharge to just credit card users now, they can charge only ...

Will Consumers Face Credit Card Surcharges? No. | U.S. PIRG

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Feb 2, 2013 ... On behalf of the big banks, the credit card companies Visa and ... which are fees imposed on merchants for accepting credit and debit cards.

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Convenience fees: When is it OK to charge extra to use a credit card?

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Big-ticket items can have an extra cost in the form of "convenience fees. ... from applying surcharges to normal transactions, we do permit our cards to be used ... can charge convenience fees, the cost of accepting credit cards is less prohibitive . ... "We believe that surcharging credit card purchases is harmful to consumers...

Surcharging Credit Cards – Q&A for Merchants - Visa

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Merchants who choose to surcharge must follow consumer disclosure and other requirements ... Q. Can I assess a surcharge on both credit and debit card purchases? No. ... merchant from surcharging in other states that allow the practice.

Charging Credit Card Fees to Customers - CardFellow

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In theory, the settlement will allow businesses to reduce the impact of credit card ... been defined as a fee charged to consumers who use credit cards that would not ... and may continue to surcharge Discover and American Express, who were  ...