It is Legal for Businesses to Reject Cash?

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Written By: Tayler G. Hansford
Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy

          Whether businesses can legally reject cash has been in the news this year. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses began rejecting cash payments in favor of credit card payments.  In large part, this was because of the minimal contact nature of credit payments along with a national coin shortage.[1]  By rejecting cash, these businesses caught the eye of many who believed doing so was illegal. Continue reading “It is Legal for Businesses to Reject Cash?”