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Dec 07, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST Register
Dec 21, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST Register

Course Description

Every year, businesses pay approximately $180 billion in credit card processing fees. These fees are convoluted, confusing, obscure, and often misleading. Credit card companies make money off cardholders in a wide range of ways and their income has been experiencing solid growth for years. They charge for

  • Interest Income
  • Interchange Fees
  • Cash Advance Fees
  • Annual Fees
  • Penalty Fees
  • Enhancement Income

Credit card company made 163 billion of these Incomes in 2016 from Businesses & Individuals. This money comes from the bank account of business who happens to be your client or whom you work for. In this session, we will look behind the curtain of the credit card processing industry and show you how the card brands and banks operate, common red flags that could complicate your fee structure, and ways that you can reduce or eliminate unfair or inflated processing fees within your merchant account.  In this FREE CPE WEBINAR we shall cover:

  • History of Credit Card and credit card processing industry.
  • Credit card industry: Understanding the structure.
  • Understanding the fee structure and who benefits from these fees.
  • How to mitigate fees without changing the credit card processor.
  • What is surcharging? And is it legal? Benefits and Drawbacks of credit card surcharging.
  • How surcharging should be done? DIY or basic methods that can help you reduce your credit card fees.
  • Merchant account audits – the higher saving approach.
  • How Merchant account audit proves to be beneficial for different Industries?
  • Involvement of different entities in Merchant Account Audits.
  • Understanding of Ideal Audit Process.
  • The working process of Verisave to reduce credit card surcharges.

RECOMMENDED FOR : 

CPA or Accountants or Tax Professionals : This webinar will give you insights on advising your clients on how to significantly reduce your credit processing fees and will help you in being a valued advisor. 

CFO, Staff Accountants, Director of Finance, Controller : you are always expected to improve bottom-line of your company, this webinar will help you in understanding step by step how you can really reduce your company’s credit processing fees up to 50% and that too without switch processor.

Why You Should Attend ?

Most accounting teams are unaware of the pitfalls present in owning a merchant account, and their only source of information and education is their processor ... who is not incented to keep their fees low. Knowing how the credit card processing industry works, and how they position their fee tactics, will prepare you to save significant amounts of money within your merchant account.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 1 CPE credit of Canadian CPAs
  • 1 CPE credit of Finance for all CPAs
  • 1 CFP credit of General Financial Planning Principles for all CFPs (CFP Board Approved : 8061)
  • 1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals/Bookkeepers/Accountants

Learning objectives

  • To attain the knowledge of the credit card processing industry
  • To identify various steps of reading your merchant statement
  • To identify where your where your surcharging fees is going
  • To identify various steps you can take to reduce your fees
  • To recognize how much you're being overcharged

About Presenter

Jeremy Layton started Verisave back in 2001 with the service of identifying and collecting overpayments made by their customers to their suppliers. In 2010 Jeremy noticed that most of his customers were paying a lot of money to process credit card payments. After digging a little deeper, he found that most of his customers were actually paying much more than they needed to and Jeremy was determined to help them reduce these fees. Over the past 10 years Jeremy has become an expert in all things relating to the credit card processing industry. In fact, Verisave saved its customers over $30 million on credit card processing fees.

Verisave is a seasoned auditing company that helps organizations identify and eliminate excess merchant processing fees. Since 2002, the Verisave team has served clients throughout the United States in a variety of industries by providing clarity and transparency in a complicated area of business. Our team of processing industry experts brings experience and knowledge to the table with one goal–to identify and implement measurable savings for your business.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
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  • This event may be a recorded rebroadcast of a live event done in past and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
  • If you are Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) many of our courses qualifies for your verifiable CPD requirements you will get your certificate for the program. You can check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” for the same.However please do verify with respective regulatory body about the eligibility for the same.
  • Many of our courses are approved by “CFP Board” for CE credits of certified financial Planner(CFP). Please check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” to verify whether webinar qualifies for CE credits for CFP or not.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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  • VB
    Veronica Burba , CPA
    Jan 13th 2020
    good insights provided on credit card surcharging issues. Also, the content was presented in such a way that it was easy to understand.
MH
Mary Hayden , CPA
Very informative content! Learned the tactics to save the processing fees which will be beneficial for me and my clients.
AD
Ann Dominick , CPA
Thank you for sharing the valuable information on the credit card processing industry. Learned a lot about the fee structure of credit card and ways to eliminate inflated processing fees
KK
Kathryn Kling , CPA
I learned so much about the credit card processing industry. I had experience with credit card processing fees when I was an acctg manager.
SG
Sylvia Garman , CPA, CPA
Good webinar.
YL
Yiyan Li , CPA
Excellent and useful presentation

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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1
  • CFP Credits 1
  • CPD Credits 1
  • CFP Course ID 273031
  • Subject Area Finance
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? Bookkeeper Accountant CFO/Controller Business Owner CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm Accounting Firm CPA (Industry) Young CPA Outsourced CFO Finance Director VP Finance Chief Accounting Officer Entrepreneurial Accountant Accounting Managers Staff of Accounting Firm
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