Can an employer deduct credit card transaction fees from commissions/wages if a customer pays with a credit card for a construction project. For example, I sell a $50,000 backyard renovation. Customer pays with credit card and the employer charges/deducts

Company is deducting credit card fees from comissions.

1 answer  |  asked Mar 23, 2016 6:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

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Joe Rose
Commission arrangements must be in writing in California. Whether calculating the commission after subtraction of the merchant fee for a credit card transaction is permissible will depend on how your commission plan is written. Consult with an employment lawyer.

posted by Joe Rose  |  Apr 6, 2016 01:04 AM [EST]

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