Restaurants and Bars

Using Suggested Gratuity in Your POS System

As you know, tipping is the act of leaving a monetary bonus to reward waitstaff for a job well done. The amount a customer chooses to leave as a tip is typically a percentage of the overall bill. While not required, tipping is strongly encouraged in most — if not all —  restaurants in The…

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In American restaurants, tipping culture reigns supreme. Some POS systems allow your restaurant to suggest gratuities, streamlining the process.

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Credit Card Processing, Restaurants and Bars

How Tips Paid by Credit Card Could Affect Your Restaurant

Tips over a certain percentage of the bill can trigger flags for fraud, resulting in card issuer-initiated chargebacks, or can cause your transaction to be downgraded to a more expensive interchange category. Tip Tolerance What happens if I get a chargeback for a big tip? Tips and Interchange Downgrades Spotting Downgrades on Your Statement How…

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Now that credit and debit cards have become a popular way to pay for meals, customers often add tips for servers when they sign their credit card receipt. However, this common practice could have implications for your bottom line.

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Credit Card Processing

The Best Small Business Credit Card Processing

This article isn’t going to just give you a list of “best credit card processors” for one simple reason: the “best” credit card processor for small businesses varies depending on the business. That’s right. Your industry, average transaction size, monthly volume, and more all play a role in the best fit. The best processor for…

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So you think that just because you have a small business you can’t get the competitive credit card processing rates that big businesses get? Think again!

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