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High-risk payments resource guide

Since 2002, the team at Tasker Payment Gateways LLC has learned, written about, and organized an enormous amount of information regarding high-risk products, payment gateways, high-risk merchant accounts, and website builders in the United States and Canada.

Need to sell pipes or cigars on Squarespace? Unable to connect Authorize.Net to your Wix FFL checkout page? Shut down by Shopify Payments after spending hours building out your vape site? Are you trying to choose a shopping cart? Unable to add more than one merchant account to your payment gateway? We can probably help.

Do you have a high-risk e-commerce question?
This page probably has the answers you are looking for – if not, reach out any time for free, friendly advice.

A+ rated and BBB accredited, Tasker Payment Gateways LLC recommends high-risk payment gateways, assists with merchant account advice and helps with software and platform integrations. To continue our mission, we created this comprehensive resource page that neatly catalogs our vast library of high-risk specific posts and links.

Below is our High-Risk Payment Gateway and Shopping Cart Resource Guide. Above the guide is a table of contents that is organized by category and theme.

While we work to provide the best information possible, we aren’t able to update all pages at all times.

Please get in touch with us here for the most up-to-date advice or for a payment gateway and high-risk merchant account recommendation. We’re always happy to help!

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Payment gateway, software, and industry blog

High-risk payment gateways

High-risk Authorize.Net payment gateway

High-risk ePN payment gateway

High-risk NMI payment gateway

High-risk products and services: how-to guides and payment processing advice

This section of our guide provides convenient access to information on the various types of high-risk product categories that our site covers. The categories are listed alphabetically, and you’ll find links to helpful content about payment processing for each one, whether general overviews of an industry or articles focused on specific combinations of high-risk products and shopping carts.

Whether your business includes CBD items, functional pipes, bongs, cigars, vape, alcohol, tactical items, or FFL-to-FFL transfers, you’ll find helpful tips for selling your products online.

Due to shifts in rules, laws, and regulations, high-risk industries can change frequently. We try very hard to keep all of our links updated, but if you have questions about new developments or want to make sure you have the most up-to-date advice for any of these product types, feel free to contact us. We’re more than happy to help.

Alcohol online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

CBD online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

News, regulations, and updates for CBD businesses:

Cigars online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

Cigar news and advice:

Coaching online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

Credit repair online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

FFL to FFL online payments: gateways and merchant accounts

FFL news, updates, and regulations:

Loan consolidation – online payment gateways and merchant accounts

Pawnshop – online payment gateways and merchant accounts

Pipes, bongs & glassware online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

News, updates, and tips for smoking accessory merchants

Supplements – payment gateways and merchant account recommendations

Tactical payment gateways and merchant account recommendations

Vape and e-liquids online: How to set up a payment gateway and merchant account

Vape news and regulations

We covered a lot of information in the section above, but if you couldn’t find what you were looking for or need more details about high-risk sales, don’t hesitate to contact Tasker Payment Gateways LLC.

We pride ourselves on providing fast, friendly, and free advice and helping website owners or developers with high-risk payment processing, and we’d be happy to chat with you about your business’s needs.

Website builders and shopping carts for high-risk products

There are a lot of website builders and shopping carts to choose from, and if you’re just starting out, high-risk e-commerce can be overwhelming.

When you sell high-risk products, you must be especially sure that your site builder and shopping cart are going to work for your product type and allow for the integration of high-risk payment processing in order to avoid shutdowns. You should also meet with a qualified attorney long before you make your first sale.

We have evaluated a lot of web software over the years. To save you time and frustration, the section below spotlights many different shopping carts and site builders. As always, please make 100% sure you read the terms and conditions of each of your service providers. Many of those links are contained in the pages below.

We take pride in always writing up the most current information when providing our advice. However, we can’t guarantee that every item is completely up to date. If you see that one of our resources was published a while ago or have a question, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’ll be able to provide you with the most up-to-date information and advice directly. You can contact us here.



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Web Developers high-risk advice

Whether you end up choosing Shopify, Wix, WooCommerce, Squarespace, Weebly, GoDaddy, or one of the many other options, you can sell many high-risk products online as long as your payment processing is set up correctly (sometimes with the use of an alternative shopping cart).

We hope the links in this section have been helpful, but if you have additional questions or need some help with integrations, don’t hesitate to reach out to Tasker Payment Gateways LLC. We’re happy to provide you with the one-on-one support you need to get your high-risk business up and running.

High-risk e-commerce tips and SEO advice

While the high-risk e-commerce tips below don’t generally contain time-sensitive info, it’s important to keep the publishing date in mind. If you need any merchant account tips, gateway recommendations, or high-risk friendly software advice, you can reach us here. We’re always happy to help!


High-risk SEO

Fraud protection

Processing information

High-risk Canadian e-commerce:

Need a high-risk payment gateway?

If you’re looking for help with accepting credit and debit card payments online for your online high-risk product sales, we’re here for you! For the most up-to-date information, follow our Facebook and Twitter page, or keep an eye on our tips and news section for high-risk information.

If you need high-risk friendly payment gateways or are looking for merchant account tips and software advice, contact us using the short form below. We look forward to helping your high-risk website grow!