# How To Make cc.fees Tax Deductible (advanced)
cc.fees item needs to be created up front for this and is most easily done by creating a charge in the event, under Test mode, to generate this default system item.
cc.fees item is system generated. The item number used and the item type must not be altered, including the case sensitivity of the letters used in the item number.
By default, the Credit Card Fees (
cc.fees) item is set up as a For Sale Items type.
With the Credit Card Settings configured, you will see something similar to the example below of the fees being optionally available for the bidder to pay.
An example from the checkout of a demonstration event for a $100 payment.
Simply check the box, if the Optional mode is being used, to pay the fees and complete the transaction. The
cc.fees item will be created at this point.
cc.fees item has be created, in Test Mode, remember to switch back to Live Mode before the beginning of the event.
cc.fees Tax Deductible
If you want
cc.fees to show as "tax deductible" on statements, you can open the Item Details page for the
cc.fees item and set its Taxable value field to
-1. In general, this will trigger a For Sale item to be fully tax deductible.
Reviewed: November 2022