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Regulations on cash payments in retail establishments

Under the City’s cashless retail prohibition, people who are selling consumer goods or services may not refuse to accept cash as a form of payment. This ordinance appears in Chapter 9-1132 of the Philadelphia Code.

The following regulations from the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations offers additional definitions and directions related to the law.

Name Description Released Format
Regulation 8 – Cash payments in retail establishments PDF March 4, 2022