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Credit card surcharge not the solution

by Megan Hickey
Feb 5, 2013


As of January 27, Illinois merchants are allowed to pass on their credit card transaction fees to their customers. While it sounds like a boost to business owners, most are arguing that in order to stay competitive they must forgo those fees. One local business owner shares her own surcharge fee decision.