Those Ticket-selling Surcharges Invade Non-Profits

More and more performing arts centers are adding fees to ticket purchase. In the Jersey: “As the state’s arts centers prepare to launch their 2005-06 seasons this month, they are quietly upping the service fees on ticket purchases to pump up their bottom lines. Whether it’s a per ticket surcharge, a facility fee or a total order ‘processing fee,’ the real cost for a ticket can be 10 percent more than advertised.”