December 2019 Newsletter

Client Solutions Group has published its December 2019 newsletter.

Topics include:

  • Minimum Wage to increase 12/31/2019
  • Windows 10 improves upon Windows 7

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Square increases fees; alternatives exist for small ticket merchants

Merchants who use Square for credit card processing could benefit from an analysis of their credit card transaction fees.

In September, Square changed their pricing model and for the first time, added a transactional cost. The result was a significant increase on small transactions. Merchants who fall into the category of a small-ticket merchant saw their costs go up as much as 2.5%, or an effective rate over 5% per transaction.

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Shift4 Purchased Merchant Link

Most recently, Shift4 purchased Merchant Link.  Since the Merchant Link buyout, Shift4 has begun an aggressive campaign to convert current Merchant Link clients as they are migrated to a new EMV solution by simultaneously offering their own acquirer/processing services.

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Oct 19 Bullets in the Bathtub: A fully interactive comedic roaring 20s Murder Mystery Dinner

Gangsters are at Cherry’s Speakeasy to talk about the turf war between the Corneolis and the Buttafuccos. Just when things are starting to settle down, in comes  famous Russian mobster Harry Hyde! The local constable, Doyle Lonnegan will solve the crime, but not before things get pretty wild!

You could be one of these notorious henchman or perhaps the one to solve the crime at “Bullets in the “Bathtub: A fully interactive comedic roaring 20s Murder Mystery Dinner” taking place Saturday, October 19, 2019.

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Five reasons to outsource payroll processing

As a business owner, you probably have considered if you should outsource payroll processing. You may be asking what your business will gain.

Employers of all sizes and types will find that the answer is “a lot.” Consider these five key benefits when you outsource payroll processing.

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