Q: Is it legal in Ohio for retailers to refuse cash payment? All US monies have "Legal Tender" on them...
Most retailers in our area are refusing cash payment and instead are requiring you to pay via card or some sort of cash app.
A: Yes, it is legal for a private business to accept only some sorts of payments and to refuse cash payments. A governmental institution or chartered bank cannot refuse cash.
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