Can I do Cash Discounting in Connecticut?
Yes, see below.
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Connecticut specifically bans surcharging per Conn. Rev. Stat. §42-133ff
(a) No seller may impose a surcharge on a buyer who elects to use any method of payment, including, but not limited to, cash, check, credit card or electronic means, in any sales transaction.
(b) Any seller who accepts or offers to accept a bank credit card bearing a trade name as a means of payment shall accept any bank credit card bearing such trade name presented by a cardholder, notwithstanding the identity of the card issuer. For the purposes of this subsection, “bank credit card” means any credit card issued by a bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or credit union.
Connecticut revenue statutes specifically allow a properly structured discount program:
Conn. Gen. Stat. §42-133ff
(c) Nothing in this section shall prohibit any seller from offering a discount to a buyer to induce such buyer to pay by cash, debit card, check or similar means rather than by credit card.
Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 739 §42-133FF