But deception probably isn't the best basis on which to run a business. There's a better way to ease the pain all around: chargebacks.
Sure, chargebacks can be torture. How do you determine precisely what things cost so you can charge users accurately for your services? And how can you assure users that your prices are reasonable when you don't want to raise the prospect of outsourcing to vendor competitors?
Chargebacks are the only way to distribute costs fairly throughout an enterprise. And they can pay off big time once you implement a well-thought-out system and work through the lingering kinks.