You may have heard of a recent decision in a long-standing court case that now allows merchants to add a surcharge to a transaction when a consumer pays by credit or debit card. For the record, this Association will NOT add any surcharge to its transactions. We invite you to click the following links for more information on this matter:
"Merchant surcharges, service and convenience fees, and discounts" Source: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, 2022-10-06 "What you need to know about the new credit card surcharge" Source: CBC News, Ask CBC, 2022-10-10
We are sharing this information with you without prejudice as to how it may apply to you or your business and the benefits you may or may not receive.