Key Entered vs EMV

Why You Should Never Key in Transactions

We have all been in those situations where we are ringing up a transaction and the card reader, for whatever reason, will not process the customer’s card. This can be a real annoyance and so we are relieved when at this time, we remember that we can simply key in the card and complete the transaction. Seems innocent enough, right? The truth is, this is actually costing you more than you probably realize. If you are a business owner who deals with processing credit card payments at a checkout, you need to be aware of the dangers of doing this and know why you should never key in a transaction. How Credit Card Fees Work When it comes to the subject of keying in credit card transactions, we first need to get some background and take a look at how credit card fees work. From the perspective of the payment…

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