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STOP THE MARYLAND DIGITAL AD TAX!

STOP THE MARYLAND DIGITAL AD TAX!

The super smart folks in the Maryland legislature who know more than the rest of us *sarcasm detected* are at it again! Somehow, they think that imposing a 10% tax on Facebook and Google for the digital ads they sell in Maryland is a good idea. We're literally going...

Merchant Services Account Structure Part 2

Merchant Services Account Structure Part 2

In this video we offered some clarification on statements made in the previous video regarding interchange pricing and downgrades when a transaction fails the AVS. If the account is structured as a MOTO (mail order telephone order) or e-commerce account, you will not...

Merchant Services Account Structure

Merchant Services Account Structure

How is your processing account setup? That's an important question. If you're a card-not-present business - meaning you're rarely in front of your customer running their card through a terminal, but keying in their information instead - you could be paying additional...

Don’t Lose Money Because of Chargebacks.

Don’t Lose Money Because of Chargebacks.

Here are 3 helpful tips to prevent financial losses because of chargebacks: 1. Document everything. Literally everything, including exclusions. 2. Keep good records, and have them readily available. 3. If you do issue a full or partial refund to resolve the...

BBB Black-Owned Business Spotlight

BBB Black-Owned Business Spotlight

The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is doing a Black-Owned Business Spotlight to bring awareness to accredited, black-owned businesses in the Greater Maryland area. Our Founder & CEO, Jaron Rice, did an interview with them to talk more about our...

What you should know BEFORE buying a POS system.

What you should know BEFORE buying a POS system.

If you purchase a hardware and/or software that requires you to use a specific merchant services provider, you may find yourself stuck down the road after investing quite a bit to get up and running. Always make sure you can take your solution with you if you leave...