Stripe & CPA Charge: Payment Processing Fees

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Processing payments on TaxDome is free. You pay only the standard payment-processing platform fees, which are automatically calculated when a client makes a payment.

All payments on TaxDome are made through Stripe and/or CPACharge, the leading online payment-processing platforms for Internet businesses. Use either one or both. You’ll need to connect to at least one of them to securely accept credit/debit card, ACH, SEPA Direct Debit, or Bacs Direct Debit payments through your TaxDome account.

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Stripe Payment Processing Fees

Stripe payment processing fees vary depending on the country. Click any of the ones below to find out about the Stripe fees:

U.S.A.

The Stripe processing fee for credit and debit cards issued in the U.S. is 2.9 percent + $0.30 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card. There’s an additional 1 percent fee for international cards. If currency conversion is necessary (the charge currency differs from your payout currency), a 1 percent conversion fee also applies. There’s no fee for failed transactions.

Canada

The Stripe processing fee for credit and debit cards issued in Canada is 2.9 percent + $0.30 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card. There’s an additional 0.6 percent fee for international cards. If currency conversion is necessary (the charge currency differs from your payout currency), a 2 percent conversion fee also applies. There’s no fee for failed transactions.

Australia

The Stripe processing fee for credit and debit cards issued in Australia is 1.75 percent + $0.30 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card, including American Express. The fee for international cards is 2.9 percent + $0.30 per successful card transaction. There’s no fee for failed transactions.

New Zealand

The Stripe processing fee for all cards is 2.9 percent + $0.30 per successful card transaction. There’s no additional fee for international cards or failed transactions.

U.K.

The Stripe processing fee for credit and debit cards issued in the U.K. and most European countries is 1.4 percent + £0.20 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card. The fee for international cards is 2.9 percent + £0.20 per successful card transaction. There’s no additional fee for failed charges.

For Bacs Direct Debit, it is 1 percent + £0.20 per successful bank account transaction. 

Europe

The Stripe processing fees for most European countries are the same. The amount is different in Switzerland and Norway only (see below).

The Stripe processing fee for credit and debit cards issued in most European countries is 1.4 percent + €0.25 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card. The fee for international cards is 2.9 percent + €0.25 per successful card transaction. There’s no additional fee for failed transactions.

The Stripe processing fee for credit cards issued in Switzerland is 2.9 percent + Fr 0.30 per successful card transaction. There’s no additional fee for international cards or failed transactions.


The Stripe processing fee for credit cards issued in Norway is 2.4 percent + Kr 2 per successful card transaction. The amount is the same for any type of card. The fee for international cards is 2.9 percent + Kr 2 per successful card transaction. There’s no additional fee for failed transactions.

For SEPA Direct Debit, it is €0.35 per successful bank account transaction. 

CPACharge Payment Processing Fees

CPACharge is $10/month or $90/year for all card and check payments made online. Check the CPACharge site for any processing rate changes.

  • Standard Cards: 2.95 percent processing fee + $0.20 per transaction
  • Specialty Cards (corporate, rewards): 2.95 percent processing fee + $0.20 per transaction
  • American Express: 3.5 percent processing fee + $0.20 per transaction
  • eCheck: 0 percent processing fee + $2.00 flat fee per transaction

Additional fees may apply depending on the credit card. Find the card below to learn more about specific CPACharge fees.

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Note: These fees don’t apply to every transaction. Here, a list of fees some cards might include:

Visa

Mastercard

American Express

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