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AscentZeroCost: 100% Compliant to Reduce Your Credit Card Fees to Almost Zero


AscentZeroCost is client friendly. Your guests are in control of how they pay. Those who choose to pay with a credit card will pay an additional fee to cover your interchange processing fees. If they choose a debit card, which is low-cost to you, there is no additional fee. Credit card rewards are important to some clients – no problem! If your guests want to collect their rewards and choose to pay with their credit card, a fee is automatically passed to them. At payment, your clients are notified of the fee and automatically presented the option to switch to a no-fee payment method – it is that easy.

AscentZeroCost is 100% Compliant. Recent rulings at Federal and State levels allow surcharges on credit card payments to cover transaction costs, however, there are requirements that must be met. Failure to be compliant could mean the removal of your merchant account. We are the experts, so you do not have to be. Ascent’s turnkey solution complies with all the rules and automatically keeps you covered.

AscentZeroCost is simple. It works in tandem with a growing number of reservation software or as a stand-alone product. And we do the work for you so you can focus on your business. We will assist you in with every step – from registering with the card brands to ensuring your website and receipts are compliant.

AscentZeroCost keeps more money in your pocket. You pay 0% on every credit card sale. When you sell $5,000, you keep $5,000 if the consumer pays with a credit card.

ZERO COST CREDIT CARD ACCEPTANCE that is Simple, Safe, Secure, and Compliant

We will assist you in registering with the card brands and the set-up process either in tandem with your reservation software partner, or as a stand-alone product.

AscentZeroCost allows most credit card processing fees to be passed along to your guest/client instead of you or your owners paying the fees. You just pay for debit transactions. We make sure you are 100% compliant. This product is available NOW for interested merchants. Yes, there are a lot of rules that a merchant must follow and ensuring you are set up with a processor and technology that will keep you compliant is key. This is a business model decision that each merchant must make for themselves but ASCENT is here to help.

If you have questions or want more information on our AscentZeroCost program, contact us at


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