How Do Gas Stations Get Away With Credit Vs. Cash Prices?

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This weekend’s Bottom Line column:

In a state that prohibits surcharges on any credit-card payment, suspicious consumers question how gas stations are allowed to charge higher per-gallon prices on payments by credit instead of cash.

“Do the gas stations claim it’s a discount for paying cash as opposed to a surcharge for using a credit card?” asks Lou Laccavole of Wethersfield.

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