02 NCAC 38 .0604 PRICE POSTING/CASH DISCOUNTS FOR RETAIL MOTOR FUEL SALES
(a) If any condition or qualification is required to purchase fuel at the posted price, that condition or qualification shall be posted in conjunction with the advertised price.
(b) At those locations where separate dispensers or islands are established for credit card and cash sales, the dispensers or islands shall be identified to avoid customer confusion.
(c) At those locations where the same dispenser is used for cash and credit card sales, the following apply:
(1) If the dispenser is capable of computing only one price, then the dispenser shall be set at the highest unit price and the unit discount rate (either per gallon, percentage, or per gallon credit price) shall be displayed. A receipt shall contain the total volume of the delivery, the unit price, the total computed price, an itemization of the discounts to the unit price, and the final total price;
(2) If the dispenser is capable of computing both cash and credit sales, either the credit surcharge rate (either per gallon, percentage, or per gallon credit price) or the cash discount rate (either per gallon, percentage, or per gallon price) shall be displayed; and
(3) The location must indicate whether "debit" transactions are treated as cash or credit transactions. Labels such as "cash/debit," "debit=cash," or "credit/debit" are acceptable.
History Note: Authority G.S. 81A-2; 81A-23;
Eff. May 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. October 1, 2011; December 1, 1987;
Readopted Eff. March 1, 2017.