30 Nov '12, 12am

@HorrorshowFlick Looks like up to 10% as a maximum. Steep margin though. Start carrying cash?

@HorrorshowFlick Looks like up to 10% as a maximum. Steep margin though. Start carrying cash?

The Australian Taxi Drivers Association Representing Australian Taxi Drivers and their Regional Associations. The 10 % Surcharge The Government supports Recommendations 18 and 19 to investigate the excessive 10% Service charge imposed on passengers using electronic non-cash payments. Very neatly it passes the buck to the Federal Minister for Finance and Deregulation, and avoids the need to offend its own good friends. It can go back a few years to a Reserve Bank determination that merchant fees were the unrestrictable choice of the merchant. And all the taxi payment system merchants have chosen to whack pssengers with a 10% plus GST fee. Except one. The new system created by taxi drivers for passengers and taxi drivers. TAXIS, as the new kid on the block is setting a new standard of 8.49%, inclusive of GST as the service fee for Credit Cards and 5% as the service fee on a ...

Full article: http://www.tda.net.au/surcharge.html

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