MasterCard Card Association Dues and Assessments October 2016

Assessments

Assessments

  • 0.12%

Assessments is a percentage fee billed on all sales volume.

Assessments Credit Above $1,000.00

Assessments Credit Above $1,000.00

  • 0.14%

Assessments Credit Above $1,000.00 is billed on all credit and commercial credit volumes $1000 or above. Debit card transactions are exlcuded from this fee.

MC Acquirer's License Fee (MC ALF)

MC Acquirer's License Fee (MC ALF)

  • 0.0047%

MC Acquirer's License Fee (MC ALF) is assessed on all MC credit and signature debit volume processed. Both international and domestic US volume are included in the assessment.

Assessment Per Item or Network Access Brand Usage Fee (NABU)

Assessment Per Item or Network Access Brand Usage Fee (NABU)

  • $0.0195

Assessment Per Item is billed on authorizations to the MC network.

Acquirer Program Support Fee

Acquirer Program Support Fee

  • 0.85%

Acquirer Program Support Fee is billed on all sales volume where the merchant country is different than the card issuing country.

International Cross Border Fee

International Cross Border Fee

  • 0.60%

International Cross Border Fee is billed on all sales volume where the merchant country is different than the card issuing country.

International Dynamic Currency Conversion Cross Border Fee

International Dynamic Currency Conversion Cross Border Fee

  • 1.00%

International Dynamic Currency Conversion Cross Border Fee is billed on all sales volume where the merchant country is different than the card issuing country and the merchant currency code is different than the transaction currency code.

Account Status Inquiry

Account Status Inquiry

  • $0.025

Account Status Inquiry is an authorization fee billed on zero dollar account status checks (zero dollar AVS request).

Processing Integrity

Processing Integrity

  • $0.045
  • No Reversal - authorization fee billed on a transaction that was never reversed or settled within the 120 day timeframe. (Lodging/Car Rental/Cruise Line are exempt).
  • Late Card Present - authorization fee billed on an authorization that was reversed over 24 hours from the auth time. (Lodging/Car Rental/Cruise Line are exempt).
  • Late Card Not Present - authorization fee billed on an authorization that was reversed over 72 hours from the auth time. (Lodging/Car Rental/Cruise Line are exempt).
  • Line Item - Line item authorization fee billed for records on the MC processing integrity fee report file. (Lodging/Car Rental/Cruise Line are exempt). ($0.01)
  • No Reversal T&E - authorization fee billed on a transaction that was never reversed or settled within the 120 day timeframe.
  • Late Reversal T&E - authorization fee billed on a transaction that was reversed greater than 20 days after the auth date.
CVC2 Authorization Fee

CVC2 Authorization Fee

  • $0.0025

Authorization fee billed on all authorizations with a response code of an N or an M.  Does not apply to account status checks.

Auth Reversal

Auth Reversal

  • $0.005

Authorization fee billed on all reversed authorizations.

Annual Participation Fee

Annual Participation Fee

  • $15.00