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HMS Monthly Fees

Host Merchant Services Monthly Fees Host Merchant Services prides itself on being the most reliable, honest, and affordable credit card processor in the industry today. All credit card processors have certain...

HMS Transaction Fees

Host Merchant Services Transaction Fees Host Merchant Services prides itself on being the most reliable, honest, and affordable credit card processor in the industry today. All credit card processors charge per...

HMS Exception & Per Occurrence Fees

Exception & Per Occurrence Fees Host Merchant Services prides itself on being the most reliable, honest, and affordable credit card processor in the industry today. All credit card processors have certain fees that cannot...

International Fees

What are These International Fees? Your monthly credit card processing statement can be filled with various fees and charges, making it a daunting and confusing task to try and keep straight. You...

All the New Fees Added in 2012

Payment Processing Fees Added in 2012 The major credit card networks — Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express — join together to set the fees for Interchange. As part of...

Partial Authorization Mandate 2024 Update

Partial Payment Authorization Now in Effect MasterCard and Discover have implemented rule changes that require merchants in the U.S. to support Partial Authorization (Partial Payment Authorization). Host Merchant Services is here...

The Durbin Amendment

The Durbin Amendment and You The Durbin Amendment is part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. There’s been a lot of talk about the...