QuickBooks Payments & prohibited categories

QuickBooks Payments & prohibited categories We recently helped an online FFL merchant with some basic information on how to accept credit cards through their Wix site, and the topic of QuickBooks processing came up. They were hoping to use QuickBooks to key enter some of their net-30 B2B clients who mail in card numbers on their invoices and do it through Intuit’s standard processing. Luckily, we were able to set them up with an FFL friendly virtual terminal prior to them applying for, and being declined by, QuickBooks Payments.  This topic had come up before, although with a vape site using WooCommerce that also wanted to enter their mail-in wholesale distributor payments directly into QuickBooks. That made us… Read More

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Authorize.Net allowing gun sales online?

The answer is yes, Authorize.Net allows FFLs – if set up correctly Over the last few years, there has been a lot of back and forth as to whether or not Authorize.Net allows legal, FFL to FFL, firearms sales and if so, what particular method or set of steps an online gun dealer must follow. The dust has now long settled and we find that the answer is a clear yes. However, it’s important to keep in mind that if you are selling guns or ammunition using Authorize.Net, you must pair the AuthNet payment gateway with an FFL friendly merchant account as well. If you are new to the business… Read More

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A real look into the life of a gunsmith

A first-person account from a gunsmith that may be of interest to online firearms dealers as well. Being a gunsmith has its trials and tribulations-  and for many – rewards both economic and otherwise. We stumbled upon this article and wondered if any of our e-commerce FFL customers share similar sentiments and could relate. If you are an honest, hardworking gunsmith or FFL, following all the rules, performing essential background checks and using the judgment that only comes with experience, we fully understand it is a delicate business you are in and we tip our hats to you.  If you are new to accepting electronic payments for firearms we invite you… Read More

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