St. James Lutheran Church
Online Giving Fees
The processing fee cost of each transaction can be deducted from the offering amount, which decreases the amount received by St. James, or it can be paid by the giver (“Cover Fees” check box lower left of transaction page), which increases the amount given by the percentages & transaction fees shown above based upon the transaction method choosen.
This online giving option has a cost for each transaction. The 2022 processing fees the ELCA negotiated with Tithe.ly are:
2.3% + .25 cents per transaction for giving using VISA/MC or Discover credit cards
3.5% + .25 cents per transaction for American Express (AMEX) ,
0.5% + .25 cents per transaction for ACH (direct from your bank) transactions.