Tag: rebates

Canadian Merchants Eligible to Claim Rebates After Settlement With Visa, Mastercard

Businesses in Canada may be eligible to claim hundreds of dollars in credit card processing fees following a multimillion-dollar class action settlement with Visa and Mastercard. Merchants can now apply for rebates on so-called swipe fees charged on credit card transactions dating back two decades, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) said Monday. The…


Victoria Rolls out Vouchers to Speed up Post-Omicron Economic Recovery

The Victorian state government of Australia will roll out a stimulus package worth $200 million (US$144 million) to fast-track economic recovery from its COVID-19 measures as Omicron variant wave subsides. The funding announced on Feb. 21 would cover around $100 million (US$72 million) in rebate schemes to encourage people’s spending on dining, entertainment, and travel…