Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Processing for Vape and Tobacco Shops

If you’re looking for credit card processing for an e-cigarette business or tobacco shop, it’s important to know your options. In this article, we’ll go over the difference between high risk and low risk smoke shops and how to find a processor no matter what kind of business you run. Vape Shops / E-cigarettes Tobacco…

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Vape shops and traditional tobacco smoke shops often run into challenges when applying for merchant accounts.

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Adult Entertainment Merchant Accounts

It’s true that you’ll want to look for a high risk credit card processor that specifically supports your industry. But the good news is that there are many processing companies willing to serve adult-oriented businesses. Before we get to the specifics of adult entertainment merchant accounts, let’s start with a quick overview of credit card…

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Just because adult entertainment and services are considered “high risk” in credit card processing doesn’t mean that you don’t have options.

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High Risk Merchant Accounts

In this article, we’ll talk about industries that are considered high risk and how you can find the best high risk merchant account. What is a “high-risk” merchant account? Offshore Merchant Accounts High Risk Definition Other High Risk Designations Terminated Merchant File High-Risk MCCs Visa Mastercard American Express and Discover Costs for High Risk Merchant…

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In credit card processing, certain businesses are considered “high risk” and will need a processor that specifically supports those business types. But there’s some confusion about what exactly “high risk” means.

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Credit Card Processing, Specialty Businesses

Credit Card Processing Restrictions on Marijuana Businesses

In 2016, Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana. While medical marijuana has long been available in the Golden State, with fairly flexible prescription standards, legalizing recreational marijuana in California is predicted to bring in billions. So can credit card processors and banks ever get a piece of the marijuana pie,…

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The legal marijuana industry is incredibly lucrative, but customers have little choice but to pay cash for their weed. That’s because while recreational marijuana is now available for sale through dispensaries in three states – Colorado, Oregon, Washington – as well as the District of Columbia, it’s not legal on the federal level. In fact, the federal government lists it as a Schedule I drug, considered as dangerous as heroin.

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Credit Card Processing, Specialty Businesses

Credit Card Processing for Gun Dealers

But with guns being a big ticket item, giving customers the option to pay by credit card is important. So how do you find gun-friendly credit card processing? If you’re a gun dealer, here’s what you need to know about finding the right processor to support your business. Taking Credit Cards: The Basics What’s Different…

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Gun dealers often face different challenges than other businesses, and that’s true when it comes to taking credit cards as well. Since selling firearms is considered a “high risk” business, some credit card processors don’t offer services to gun dealers.

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