Shady Merchants

This is a list of local businesses who charge Credit Card “Convenience” Fees to customers:

Business NameLocationDateNotes
TomatillosWorthington, OH09/22/23
Gallo’s Tap RoomColumbus, OH10/01/23Multiple locations

To the best of my ability, I have verified that the merchants in this list do not have requisite signage posted as required by Visa / Mastercard.1

  1. A merchant must provide clear disclosure to the merchant’s customers of the merchant’s surcharging practices at the point of interaction which shall include the amount of the surcharge and the dollar amount of the surcharge on the transaction receipt provided by the merchant to its customers. Merchants should refer to the specific rule for additional consumer disclosure obligations. ↩︎