New York State Announces New Law to Clarify Disclosure of Credit Card Surcharges Went in Effect February 11, 2024

The Governor Signed into Law in December 2023 for Business Transactions Imposing a Credit Card Surcharge Must Post the Total Price of Transactions, Including the Surcharge, Before the Sale.

You May Find the Text of the Law Here: New York Consolidated Laws, General Business Law – GBS § 511.

To Assist Businesses, the Department of State has Created a Credit Card Surcharge Video to Help Businesses Comply with the Law.

About the NYS Department of State Division of Consumer Protection

The New York State Division of Consumer Protection provides resources and educational materials to consumers and voluntary mediation services between consumers and businesses.

The Consumer Assistance Helpline 1-800-697-1220 is available Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, excluding State Holidays, and consumer complaints can be filed at any time at

Download the Credit Card Surcharge Guide Here