The assessment applies to gross MasterCard transaction volume.
- Assessment (Transactions less than $1000): .12%
Effective January 2015 — MasterCard will increase its assessment by 0.01% on all signature debit and credit transactions with an amount of $1000 or less. MasterCard’s new assessment on transactions less than $1000 will be 0.12%.
- Acquirer Brand Volume Fee (Transactions greater than $1000): .13%
Effective January 2015 — MasterCard’s Acquirer Brand Volume Fee (over $1000) increased from 0.12% to 0.13%. This assessment applies to consumer and business credit volume on transactions of $1000 or greater. This assessment does not apply to signature debit transactions regardless of size.