CPA & Accountants: What you should know about Credit Card Surcharging & it's legality

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ADDITIONAL DATES

Jul 08, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT Register
Jul 20, 2020 | 01:30 PM EDT Register

Course Description

A surcharge, also known as a checkout fee, is an extra fee charged by a merchant when receiving a payment by credit card also known as the merchant service fee or credit card fees, etc. The New York law prohibits businesses from posting a cash price and adding a fee when customers choose credit (a “credit card surcharge”). However, the law permits businesses to post a credit card price and charge less when customers choose cash, check, or equivalent means (a “cash discount”). Similar “no-surcharge” laws exist in 9 other U.S. states. Credit card companies make money off cardholders in a wide range of ways and their income has been experiencing solid growth for years. They charge for

  • Interest Income
  • Interchange Fees
  • Cash Advance Fees
  • Annual Fees
  • Penalty Fees
  • Enhancement Income

Credit card company made 163 billion of these Incomes in 2016 from Businesses & Individuals. This money comes from the bank account of business who happens to be your client or whom you work for. 

In this Free CPE webinar session, we will detail out

  • The steps one must take to properly (and legally) implement to protect from credit card surcharging.
  • As well as what are the other ways to reduce credit card processing fees.
  • And how you can advise your clients/companies reducing surcharging fees from credit card companies.

CPA or Accountants or Tax Professionals this webinar will give you insights on advising your clients on how to significantly reduce your credit processing fees and will help you in being a valued advisor. 

CFO, Staff Accountants, Director of Finance, Controller you are always expected to improve bottom-line of your company, this webinar will help you in understanding step by step how you can really reduce your company’s credit processing fees up to 50% and that too without switch processor.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 1 credit of Finance for all CPAs

Learning objectives

  • To recount the history of the credit card processing industry
  • To recognize what a credit card surcharge is, its rules and when/how should it be applied.
  • To identify the merchant account fee structure a little in detail.
  • To identify various strategies to reduce your credit card processing fees through alternate means
  • To identify the errors, inflated fees & hidden charges in credit card processing.

About Presenter

Jeremy Layton started Verisave back in 2001 with the service of identifying and collecting overpayments made by their customers to their suppliers. In 2010 Jeremy noticed that most of his customers were paying a lot of money to process credit card payments. After digging a little deeper, he found that most of his customers were actually paying much more than they needed to and Jeremy was determined to help them reduce these fees. Over the past 10 years Jeremy has become an expert in all things relating to the credit card processing industry. In fact, Verisave saved its customers over $30 million on credit card processing fees.

Verisave is a seasoned auditing company that helps organizations identify and eliminate excess merchant processing fees. Since 2002, the Verisave team has served clients throughout the United States in a variety of industries by providing clarity and transparency in a complicated area of business. Our team of processing industry experts brings experience and knowledge to the table with one goal–to identify and implement measurable savings for your business.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. CPE is issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    Greg Arend , CPA
    Jan 21st 2020
    Jeremy is an excellent presenter. He is very knowledgeable and also has great communication skills. He made full use of the time available while still managing to field and answer all the queries.
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LOIS ANTONIUS , CPA
It was a great webinar. Good Presentation. Never knew the fact that there are so many hidden credit card surcharges and how we can save them. It was an completely out of box topic and can save a lot of money.
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Augustus Nyquist , CPA
Content of the subject was very good. I liked the facts that questions were reviewed.
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Alice Wahrmund , EA, Bookkeeper, AFSP
I enjoyed the webinar. I would appreciate more detailed webinar on the subject specially about the taxation part on credit card surcharging.
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Ann Zinsser , CPA
The speaker did a very good job. It was a really interesting webinar. This was my first webinar with myCPE and i am happy with the overall experience.
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Millie Luza
the experience was great - easy to log into the webinar

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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1
  • Subject Area Finance
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
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