In this week’s episode of Clearent Connects, we discuss the recent major data breach events and how small businesses are affected more now than at any other time.
Supporting your ability to securely accept payments anytime, anywhere is one of our top priorities. That’s why we created this collection of resources so you can have fast access to ways to keep your customers safe, get ideas on how to adjust your payments strategy to keep revenue flowing and learn new ways to market your business.
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COVID-19 has impacted all areas of our lives, from how we work and learn to how we travel and interact with others. It has also had a dramatic impact on how we shop and pay for goods and services. Consumer preferences are rapidly shifting toward contactless payments, including contactless credit cards and mobile wallets.
In this episode of Clearent Connects, we do a quick update on COVID in the payment / small business space, including reopenings and PPP loans, as well as the increase of dispute claims and fraud and how that can affect your business.
Recently Mark Passifione, vice president of partner sales at Clearent, participated in the Southeast Acquirers Association’s Virtual Sessions. Check out our latest blog post for 5 tips on how to create a profitable niche by partnering with ISVs as their trusted advisor and partner for all things payments.
On this week’s Clearent Connects, we talk with Marlin Hughes of the Detroit Pepper Company. The Detroit Pepper Company opened in early 2020 with a good location, a lot of foot traffic, and buzz in the local media. But after COVID-19 hit, Marlin had to pivot his strategy.
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Because of the COVID-19 crisis, Visa and American Express have announced delays to their pricing changes originally scheduled for April.
Visa announced they are delaying changes to their interchange programs and fees until April 2021.
American Express announced they are delaying their Assessment and Inbound Fee changes until October 2020.
As we receive updates from the other associations, we will pass them along. We will also share more information about all changes as we get closer to the new rollout dates.
The IRS has extended the federal tax return filing deadline for individuals and businesses to July 15, 2020. Estimated tax payments that were originally due on April 15th are now due on July 15th.
Check with your state tax agency to find out if your business has more time to file or more time to pay state and local taxes this year as a result of the coronavirus.
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We’ve put together flyers about our COVID-19 response and solutions to share with your merchants and teams.