examines Chase Paymentech, Square Reader, Wells Fargo and Costco Merchant Services

Merchant Services’ credit card processing can be confusing. clarifies Square Reader, Costco, Chase Paymentech and Wells Fargo processing fees, percentages and terminal costs.

DALLAS, TX – Merchant Resources compares its credit card merchant services to those of Square Reader, Wells Fargo Merchant Services, Chase Merchant Services and Costco Merchant Services.

After Merchant Resources called the 1-800 listed on each of these merchant services, a variety of differences and costs of each of these credit card merchant services were discovered. The compilation is below:

Square Reader

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 2.75%

• Key Entered Rate of 3.5%

The square reader is a good solution for merchants that are seasonal, since “SquareUp” does not have any monthly fees. However, for any merchant who is consistently over $100 in Visa/MasterCard volume per month, there are better options.

Wells Fargo

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate @ 2.2% and 25 cents

• Mid qualified rate @ 3.1% and 25 cents

• The salesperson did not disclose the non-qualified rate

• Lease of terminal for $35 for 48 months or purchase terminal for $699 (FD130 terminal)

• $75 yearly fee

• $95 Setup fee

• No contract “until” filling-out personal information using a social security number, etc.


• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 1.38% and 19 cents

• Rewards Cards Visa/MC rate of 1.99% and 19 cents

• Business Cards Visa/MC rate of 2.65% and 29 cents

• Foreign and Government Cards Visa/MC 3.55% and 29 cents

• Lease of terminal for $30 a month for 2 years or purchase terminal for $489

• Need to be an executive Costco member, so you need to pay $110 a year

Chase Paymentech

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 1.99% and 25 cents

• Mid qualified rate of 2.68% and 25 cents

• Non qualified rate of 3.76% and 25 cents

• $100 fee to get setup

• $25 monthly minimum

• Monthly fee of $9.95

• Free terminal with a 2 year contract

Merchant Resources offers the following:

• 1.25% for debit/credit card with no pin

• 1.65% for base Visa and MasterCard, Discover

• No Monthly Fees

• FREE Terminal, Swiper for your cellular phone, or POS for restaurant

Merchant Resources offers custom quotes to fit your particular business.

To receive a free no-obligation merchant account quote, visit or call 1-888-895-3129

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