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Welcome new customers with Amex

Don’t miss out on higher-spending1 customers anymore! Now you can accept American Express Cards exactly like other card types.  

Only with CFIB and Chase can your business enjoy an exclusive rate of 1.8%2 on most American Express transactions. Take this opportunity to attract a new group of valuable customers!

When you switch to Chase, you’ll pay less for payment terminals, enjoy exclusive low rates on all card types, and face no minimum transaction charges.

Find out how much you could save! It's free and there's no obligation.

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American Express® Rates

CFIB MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

American Express® Rates through Chase® Merchant Services

For small businesses with up to $500,000 in annual American Express sales12

 

  CFIB Exclusive Rate
(for qualified transactions*)
LARGE TICKET SALES14
(additional fees for non-qualified transactions*)

MDR14

Assessment Fee

Total

Threshold

Differential15

NQTPF15

Most Industries13

1.68%

0.12%

1.80%

>$500

0.40%

0.25%

Specified Industries:

 

Restaurant

>$200

0.80%

0.25%

Prepaid

>$200

0.40%

0.25%

B2B/Wholesale

>$1,000

0.40%

0.25%

Travel & Entertainment

>$1,000

0.80%

0.25%

 

*Other fees may apply:

 

Other fees Amount Description

Card not Present Fee

0.30%

Applies to manually entered transactions

International Card

0.40%

Applies to foreign issued card transactions

Chargeback Processing Fee

$10

Applies per occurrence

 

 

Examples

#1) If a customer spends $50 at a restaurant, the merchant pays 1.80%. If they spend $250, the merchant pays 2.85%.

#2) If a patient spends $350 for dental work, the dentist pays 1.80%. If they spend $700, the dentist pays 2.45%.

 

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Footnotes

®: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express.
1.    Source: The Nilson Report # 1128 (March 2018). American Express transaction size derived as Canada year-end purchase volume divided by year-end purchase transactions. Average Non-American Express transaction equals $71 US ($92 CAD), includes Visa and Mastercard credit cards, and excludes Interac and debit volume and transactions. Purchase volume converted to Canadian dollars by dividing US figures by 0.771040667 (the average for the year, http://www.x-rates.com/average/?from=CAD&to=USD&amount=1.00&year=2017)
2.    1.8% fee includes a 1.68% Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) and 0.12% assessment fee. Total processing fee increases to 2.45% or 2.85% (depending upon industry) for large ticket transactions. See full rate table by visiting cfib.ca/chase. Rates applicable to businesses with less than $500,000 in total American Express sales. Certain conditions apply.