Is processing fee charged for authorized payment or canceled payment?

Dear Team,

May i know whether processing fee will be charged for authorized payment (created via square payment API with autocomplete=false)?
and whether it will be charged if the authorized payment is cancelled afterwards?


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Payment API: Process Online and In-Person Payments
Collect Application Fees
Take a Cash Payment

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Yes, processing fees are applied when a payment is initially authorized (created via Square Payment API with autocomplete=false). If the authorized payment is later cancelled, the processing fee is also returned. This means you will not be charged a processing fee for any payment that is authorized but subsequently cancelled.

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