April Interchange Fee Changes – Impact Analysis (CMSPI Insights Report)

24th February 2021

In early 2020, it was announced that both Visa and Mastercard would be making significant changes to the structure of their interchange fees for the first time in a decade. The new rates were originally scheduled to enter into force from either April or October 2020, but most changes were pushed back to April 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the implementation of these new interchange fees on the horizon, now is the right time to analyze the impact they will have on the merchant community.

This document aims to outline and quantify the most substantial changes, and help merchants understand the impact to their business.

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Visa and Mastercard Interchange Changes 2021 – CMSPI Insigh…

If you have any specific questions please reach out to Alex Ellwood, VP of Merchant Advocacy at aellwood@cmspi.com

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