Stay Up to Date on Key Issues Affecting the Payments Industry


The world of small business credit card processing changes almost daily. There are new players, new technologies, and new legislation almost every time you turn around.

Our goal is to help our partners understand these changes and how they will impact their business. That is why we provide information on key topics such as:

PCI Compliance

What is PCI DSS Compliance?
Who Needs to be PCI Compliant?
The PCI Standards
What’s New with PCI DSS V3.2?
Top 5 Myths About PCI Compliance
PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaires
What is a PCI QIR?

EMV & Chip Card Technology

Learn About EMV Chip Card Technology
Key Facts About EMV
5 Myths About EMV
How to Process EMV Transactions
EMV Adoption Guide for Merchants

American Express OptBlue® Program

Card Brand Acceptance Rules

Minimums & Maximums
Department of Justice Settlement

Interchange and Fees

Visa Transaction Integrity Fee (TIF)
Visa Fixed Acquirer Network Fee (FANF)

IRS Reporting Rules and the Form 1099-K

IRS Reporting Rules


Hosted Payments

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Clearent Marketplace

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Custom-Built Virtual Terminal

A quick, easy, and secure way to accept payments in the office or on the go...

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