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Industry Primers

How to Navigate the World of Surcharging


This eReport provides an overview of credit card surcharging and the related practices. The following topics are covered for the U.S. market:

What is a surcharge and how does it work?

Surcharging rules

What is a cash discount and how does it work?

Surcharge vs. cash discount

What are convenience and service fees?

What do all these mean for payment providers?

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