Everything You Need To Know About Surcharging

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CGFM
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • ChFC
  • FSCP
  • CASL
  • ChSNC
  • RICP
  • WMCP
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: September, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • The History of Credit Cards & Surcharging
    3 mins
  • Surcharge Fee vs Convenience Fee?
    12 mins
  • The Legal status of surcharging in the U.S.
    24 mins
  • Implementing surcharging in your firm
    33 mins
  • Assess the impact
    38 mins

Course Description

Also known as ‘Check-out fees’, ‘merchant service fees, and credit card fees, etc., the surcharge is an extra fee charged by the merchant when receiving the payment through a credit card. These charges are for interchange fees, cash advance fees, annual fees, enhancement income, interest income, etc. Credit card companies make $163bn from this income in 2016. 

Though the practice of surcharging is frequently discussed, it is rarely completely understood. In this Online CPE Webinar, Erika Segal, Associate Brand Manager with CPACharge will walk you through the history of surcharging, the current laws relating to surcharging in the United States, and discuss how you can implement complaint surcharging in your practice. 

Irrespective of whether you're part of a large firm or you're a sole practitioner, you don't want to miss the opportunity to learn about this intricate topic that can benefit you.

Major topics covered in this Online CPE webinar on Finance:

  • History of credit card industry and surcharging.
  • Current status of surcharging laws in the U.S.
  • Pros and Cons of surcharging.
  • How you can implement surcharging in your firm.
  • Is surcharging right for you and your clients?

Learning Objectives

  • To analyze the history of the credit card processing industry.
  • To discuss the history of surcharging.
  • To discuss the current status of surcharging in the U.S.
  • To recognize how you can implement surcharging in your firm in a compliant fashion.
  • To make a judgment if surcharging is right for you and your clients.

Recommended For

  • This CPE webinar is intended for CPA professionals in small, medium, and large firms.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 1 CPD Credit of Finance for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1 PL Credit of Finance for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Advisor in Senior Living (CASL)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP)
  • 1 PL Credit of Finance for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Emiley Parker

Brand Manager, CPACharge

Emiley Parker is the Brand Manager for CPACharge. As a marketing professional, she has 10+ years’ experience driving all things marketing, from building strong brands to executing strategies to grow successful businesses. Emiley enjoys speaking about payment solutions and sharing best practices to help professionals manage their business.

About Company

CPACharge

cpacharge.com

CPACharge provides CPAs, EAs, and accounting professionals with a simple, secure way to accept client credit, debit, and eCheck/ACH payments from their office, on their websites or on the go. Trusted by more than 150,000 professionals, CPACharge requires no contracts, setup or cancelation fees and is the only payment solution offered by the AICPA as a member benefit.

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Ratings and Review

4.6

347 Ratings

Excellent

224

Very Good

107

Average

13

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RM

Rebecca Mogensen, CPA/ABV, CPA (US)

Nov 7th, 2021

I really liked the background information. It really set the stage for the rest.

DS

Dale Scrimger, CPA (US)

Aug 5th, 2022

The real life examples and the simplification of the material

JA

Jessica Anderson, CIA, CPA (US)

Jun 9th, 2022

Offered great advice for merchants concerning surcharges.

JH

July Heng, CPA (US)

Mar 2nd, 2022

Very informative

CK

Christina Knight, CPA (US)

Feb 9th, 2022

Good information

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