Comment: Merchants have to raise

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Merchants have to raise

Merchants have to raise prices frequently due to inflation. So they will be implementing this fee instead of, or in addition to, raising prices, either in response to future cost increases or to recent cost increases where they were afraid to raise prices.

The idea that merchants will be double-dipping by charging this fee on top of current prices is ridiculous and could only be spoken by someone who has never run a business for a length of time to experience inflation. Merchants know quite well that higher prices or added fees will drive away some customers, and the merchant must disclose before processing the transaction that there will be a 3% cc fee.