Lowest rate credit card processing services?
As a business owner in today’s economy it’s important to cut costs, and keep a close eye on the various fees associated with processing your customers payments. A business owners should also look at other factors in regards to payment processing. Is your merchant provider depositing your funds in 24 hours, or are they taking 3-5 business days to complete a batch? Are you driving to the bank just to deposit checks for your business?
A business owner must also be aware of any annual fees they may be paying on their merchant account. There is a relatively new charge that merchants are seeing appear on their statements, PCI fees. This is a new security fee designed to keep merchants compliant with new security rules and regulations.
Knowing ALL the fees is important to keeping your cost of accepting payments low.
There are hundreds of offers online? How do I know which one is the best?
- When choosing a merchant account, you should work with a broker, such as eMerchantBroker.com to help compare the most up to date offers from reputable processing companies.
- Getting a low rate is important, but more important than getting a low rate, is getting the right type of merchant account for your business. Be sure to explain to your merchant adviser how you will be accepting payments, and what type of accounting system, and reporting needs your business has.
What about offers of 1.00%, or even 0.25%? Are these legitimate rates?
- Business owners should be wary of companies offering rates that seem to good to be true. If you see an advertised rate of 0.25%, you are most likely seeing a “Cost Plus” or “Interchange Plus” rate, which means you will be billed the true cost of the transaction PLUS 0.25%. The effective rate then works out to be well over 1.75%
- 1.00% rates, or 1.09% rates are often advertised, but when you look at the fine print you see that 1.00% is only for a select few debit cards.
At eMerchantBroker.com, all of the registered ISO’s within our credit card processing network have an A+ rating with the BBB, and with our proprietary quoting system, you can compare the features and ALL the rates and fees of each merchant provider and make an educated decision.
Choosing a credit card processing company is easy at eMerchantBroker.com please click on the quote image below to get started or call us at 1-800-621-4893