Anyone use Square Up Credit Card reader?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sweetland, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    http://law.onecle.com/florida/regul...e-investments-and-solicitations/501.0117.html

    Need I say more. Like I said some states don't allow it.
     
  2. dlawncompany

    dlawncompany LawnSite Member
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    I may be wrong but I am 99 percent positive that you can't charge the customer the credit card fee. Atleast not in nebraska. You can try rewording it by saying its someother fee.
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  3. sweetland

    sweetland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    there is an option to charge them tax so you could always add that in there to try and bump up the charge
     
  4. torotorotoro

    torotorotoro LawnSite Senior Member
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    wrong. my cc procssor recemended it to recope fees after they jacked up all my fees. i hope square up puts cc processors out of buisness. every time i pay with cc over the phone i get charged a fee.
     
  5. CircleC

    CircleC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW
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    Thank goodness I dont live in Florida....I was scared there for a minute!
     
  6. Redbud

    Redbud LawnSite Member
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    I think the best thing is we can offer more for our customers.
     
  7. ChuckPMi

    ChuckPMi LawnSite Member
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  8. Scagguy

    Scagguy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If you guys are interviewing your customer properly before you give them a bid, you can always ask how they will be paying. Adjust your prices accordingly for the job. But whatever you do, don't add a surcharge for using a credit card. If it's a $200 job who cares? 10 grand is a different story.
     
  9. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
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    I have the phone swipe one and works great. I give the customers a 3% cash discount. And I no longer take checks from anyone its cash or card only.
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  10. ChuckPMi

    ChuckPMi LawnSite Member
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    My chimney sweep company told me last month that there would be a 3% surcharge if I paid by credit card. They accepted checks but had a hard time with cash because they didn't always have change. I am in Michigan.
     

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