Credit Card Surcharge Connecticut Busted. Interchange fees are legal and. You can contact the business owner and politely point out.
Debit sales can be considered credit sales or cash sales, the determination being made by the merchant. Credit card surcharges are limited to an absolute maximum of 4% and never apply to debit cards (even if run as credit). Credit card companies contractually prohibit merchants from applying a surcharge to customers but this practice has been repeatedly challenged in court on antitrust grounds.