B2B, Credit Card Processing

Level III Credit Card Processing: Large Tickets, B2G, and Purchasing Cards

Visa and Mastercard have separate interchange categories for level III transactions, so providing all of the required information can result in savings if your business accepts a lot of cards that are level III eligible. However, not all cards are level III eligible, and not all gateways are capable of passing level III data. Let’s…

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Level III (or level 3) data refers to providing specific line item details at the time of a purchasing card or government card transaction beyond what is required for consumer card transactions.

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Accounting and Finance, B2B

What Is Behalf? Receive a Loan to Pay Your Vendors

It’s similar to companies offering point-of-sale loans to finance purchases (see our Affirm review for more info on purchase loans) However, instead of financing consumers, it provides microloans to vendors and other business clients when making a business purchase. While consumer sales typically require payment up front, business sales often run on payment cycles of…

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Smaller B2B companies know the money constraints of net terms. Behalf offers short-term financing for B2B purchases to help ease the pain.

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B2B, Credit Card Processing

What is First Data’s Comm Card I/C Savings Adj?

First Data and its sales channel Ignite Payments announced a new service. It’s called the Commercial Card Interchange Service, and the goal is to help you reduce interchange fees on certain transactions made with a commercial credit card. In exchange for helping you save money on commercial transactions, First Data/Ignite takes 50% of the reduction…

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If you’re seeing a line on your processing statement labeled “COMM CARD I/C SAVINGS ADJ,” you’re probably wondering what that is.

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B2B, Credit Card Processing

B2B Transactions: Level 2 and Level 3 Credit Card Processing

Unfortunately, in October 2017, Visa raised its rates for some commercial transactions and businesses won’t save as much by providing Level 2 or Level 3 data as they did before the change. However, if you take a lot of corporate cards, it can still be worth while. By the end of this guide, you’ll be…

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You have probably been told that business credit cards are expensive to process. That’s not exactly true. What you haven’t been told is that there are steps you can take to get lower pricing. It doesn’t matter how big or small your business is – if you take business credit cards, you can qualify for better rates. B2B transactions don’t have to cost more.

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B2B, Credit Card Processing

CardPointe by CardConnect

What is it, does it affect you, and what are your options? Let’s take a look. What is the CardPointe fee? Does the CardPointe fee apply to me? What does CardPointe do? Real Time Transaction Management Virtual Terminal Mobile App and Payments Point to Point Encrypted Terminals Hosted Payment Page Recurring Billing with Account Updater…

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CardPointe is a processing solution available through CardConnect and its resellers. A new fee may be showing up on your processing statement starting in July of 2016: The CardPointe fee. Charged by CardConnect, the CardPointe fee is a monthly charge that may be added to your existing processing fees.

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