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Conflicting rulings may send surcharge debate to Supreme Court

Jay MacDonald

Is the surcharge we pay for paying with plastic a form of merchant free speech protected by the First Amendment or just a sneaky way of tricking us into springing for the merchant’s card transaction “swipe” fee? That credit card…
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Bankruptcy filers save $25, and a lesson on lucrative nonprofits

Daniel Ray

People going bankrupt just saved $25. The magic counseling certificate that unlocks the doors of the bankruptcy court should still cost $50, not $75, an executive of the United States Trustees has ruled. The administrative ruling also contains a reminder of an important lesson that everyone who deals with nonprofit agencies should remember.
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