Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Limits at the Pump

What You Need to Know about Credit Card Limits at Gas Pumps

By FFS / June 20, 2022 / 0 Comments

UPDATE POSTED JUNE 2022:  Given the increase in the price of fuel, Visa/Mastercard have increased the authorization limits at the pump.  If you are accepting EMV payments at the pump, you can set authorization limits for Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express no higher than $175.  If you are not currently reading EMV chip cards […]

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Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards

Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards  – What You Need to Know

By FFS / October 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Most people with a job have the option of carrying two types of payment cards: a debit card and a credit card. While they may look the same, consumers who use the cards and the merchants that accept them should understand how the cards are different. Both types of cards are issued by a bank […]

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Interchange Processing Fees

Interchange Credit Card Processing Fees – Everything Fuel Stations Need to Know

By FFS / June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

A trucker pulls up to your stop. He swipes his credit card or OTR fleet card. Your truck stop’s bank pulls the money from the driver’s account and deposits it into your business account. In between pulling the money and depositing it, your business gets charged a small fee, a percentage of the transaction.  That […]

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