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what is merchant account?

Question by Rahul: what is merchant account?
hi guys….
I m working in call centr frm last 4 years and now i m looking forwd to start my own call centr.
i m having enough money to invest….. bt i need info abt merchant account cz its necessary for me, and i dont know anything abt this acc.
I dont know its importance, its requirements and how can i open it and all.
So plz help me out plz….

Best answer:

Answer by Rock
I think its just a simple business license, so that your business income can be taxed.

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Residents targeted by credit card scammers

Residents targeted by credit card scammers
When the wife contacted Ipayment to inquire about the account, she was told that a business account was opened under Timberwood Construction in September. The woman told the deputy that although the account was opened using the correct address, …
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KKR third-quarter earnings beat expectations amid surge in cash
Its economic net income (ENI), a metric of profitability that takes into account the mark-to-market valuation of the portfolio, was $ 419 million on a post-tax basis, down from $ 571 million a year ago. This translated into … KKR's divestments in the …
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VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa Group Announce Master Agreement for

VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa Group Announce Master Agreement for
20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa, part of the Bharti Airtel Group, today announced that they had reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across their 17 …
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Social E-Commerce App Drives Traffic to Your Online Store
To further drive sales for merchants, Bestie also gives users product recommendations based on their favorites, accounts they follow, browsing histories and user preferences. The service also functions as a deal-finding platform that automatically …
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Credit Card Merchant Accounts?

Question by DMG: Credit Card Merchant Accounts?
I recently submitted an application for a business credit card merchant account. It is an existing business with an existing merchant account with another company. This new provider wants me to give them my social security number even though the company has its own EIN/tax ID. Why would they want my social? Does this open me up to financial liabilities of the company? I know if they hard pull my credit information, this has a negative impact on my personal credit rating. The other option is to jump through hoops of sending several years tax returns and months of bank statements. What is the best course of action?
We have been in business for almost 7 years so it is not from lack of history.
This is not for a business credit card, it is for a merchant account to process credit cards.

Best answer:

Answer by RIP LUCY
Just give them your social. Sounds like they will approve your application, based upon your credit. One inquiry isn’t that harmfull and this way is way easier.

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Lastest Merchant Account News

Ocean Shore Holding Co. Reports 4th Quarter 2014 and Year-End Results
… decrease in other income for the full year compared to 2013 resulted from decreases in deposit and loan account fees and cash surrender value of life insurance offset by increases in debit and merchant card commissions and gain on sale of investments.
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TouchSuite Announces Plans to Provide Complimentary Tablets to ddlegates of
With a Firefly demo starting up every 20 minutes at the TouchSuite booth, salon owners, booth renters and stylists will have plenty of opportunities to explore the software and receive their tablets. The required corresponding merchant processing …
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He's just 18 years old and opens his account with a fine side-footed effort from the corner of the eight-yard box after the ball had rolled his way from the right. That's an inspired substitution from Nigel Clough. Che Adams directs his shot past …
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Best Credit Card Offers for Retirees: Which Should You Choose?

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There's also a killer signup bonus: Earn 40,000 bonus miles when you spend $ 3,000 or more on purchases in the first 90 days from account opening. … Please note that NerdWallet has financial relationships with some of the merchants mentioned here.
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Are 'Pull' Credit Card Transactions Making You Overly Vulnerable?
… trust all the parties involved? When you swipe your credit card at a retailer, potentially hundreds, if not thousands, of people could be involved in that transaction. How is that possible? Isn't money moving directly from your account to the …
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Merchants' Choice Payment Solutions Partners With CardFlight for Customized

Merchants' Choice Payment Solutions Partners With CardFlight for Customized
CardFlight is a leading provider of mobile POS technology and tools that makes it easy for anyone to accept swiped card-present payments in any mobile app with virtually any merchant account. They offer both turnkey mobile applications and robust …
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Coin, Wocket, Plastc: The all-in-one cards trying to sprint ahead of Apple Pay
In most cases, credit card information is just being transferred to the merchant's terminal like it would be through a traditional magnetic stripe card. The difference is that Coin, Wocket, and Plastc have all integrated security features that are …
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MiFID II, MiFIR, Block Trade Washes, AlphaMetrix, Charges for Cash, Bitcoin
No intermediated clearing through a futures commission merchant will be permitted. Before any order of a participant is effectuated, the participant must have all necessary funds in an approved depository account or collateral in the form of the …
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Lans Holdings Update

Lans Holdings Update
2. by striving to become well known in the card processing space to merchant account providers, which will be receptive to alliances and partnerships in the future; and. 3. by attracting talent that has deep roots in the payment processing space. In …
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Lastest Merchant Account News

Alaric Introduces New Version of Fractals to Modernize Payment Fraud Detection
“The latest version of Fractals arms fraud teams with the best possible technology to protect their account holders and, ultimately, their bottom line.” The latest release incorporates new features designed for merchant acquirers, developed in …
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DataPath Provider Payments Simplifies Reimbursements for Workers
How it Works: DataPath manages the entire payment process, including provider registration. Once registered, providers are reimbursed for services by entering a secure account number on their merchant terminal. Through a customized portal, payers can …
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Android Apps for Mobile Payments Will Make Processing Simpler for Your
Like Square and PayPal though, you will need to buy the card reader and open a merchant account with them. Its strengths are support for many payment gateways and reasonable transaction fees. You can either pay them per transaction or a monthly fee …
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What is the difference between Merchant Account and Payment Gateway?

Question by M Shadows: What is the difference between Merchant Account and Payment Gateway?
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Best answer:

Answer by imisidro
Merchant account is a bank authorized account which allows you to accept major credit cards, electronic checks, etc. Note though that rates banks will charge you are higher if you are operating an online store because the “card is not present”

Payment Gateway is a software which actually processes customer order information, address, credit card number, etc. The data is sent to a credit card authorization network which verifies that the credit card is valid and verifies that the shipping address matches the billing address. Example of payment gateway is Authorize.net http://www.authorize.net

If you have only a few items, you can operate without a payment gateway and only with a merchant account — as long as you can manually assess the order and identify signs of fraud. All you need is a merchant account and a terminal where you can manually key in the credit card information

With a payment gateway, the order and credit card information is directly sent to your merchant account. So if the customer pressed the BUY NOW button twice, their card can be charged twice, as against when you manually key in the number, you can ignore the duplicate order

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