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Merchant Services for your Seasonal Business

In the Merchant Services industry, "Seasonal" Merchants are defined as those businesses that do not require year-round processing, and would like to minimize their overhead during the off-season. Accepting credit/debit cards can be a critical component for the growth and success of today's seasonal businesses.
Not all merchant services plans are created equal during the "inactive" months of a Seasonal business. A reliable, affordable and easy-to-use credit card processing solution is necessary to ensure that your customers are able to make purchases quickly and easily.

A Solution You Can Trust

Total Merchant Systems will customize a solution to your business and customers' needs. We offer many economical solutions for Seasonal Merchants including hobbyists, trade and craft show attendants, and others who wish to process transactions during only part of the year. With new processing options available from credit card machines to software-based solutions, Total Merchant Systems can meet your merchant account needs as your business grows.
Unlike other merchant service providers, Total Merchant Systems offers its seasonal merchants the opportunity to temporarily activate or deactivate their credit card processing account and pay no monthly statement fees during inactive months!
We also recommend many seasonal merchants to evaluate our Total Merchant Systems Call-in Payment Processing solution, which does not require the purchase of a credit card terminal or the payment of year-round equipment fees! It's also the perfect processing method for merchants with low credit card transaction volumes.
Our expert staff will assist you in protecting your business from the risk of fraud and chargebacks and act on your behalf to prevent losses before they occur. We offer comprehensive reporting options in a variety of formats from paper statements to secure web access.
At Total Merchant Systems, we understand that card acceptance for your customers is only part of your business. TMS delivers secure and reliable payment acceptance solutions with a wide array of product functionality and support, competitively priced, and designed to meet your unique requirements. Using TMS as your merchant services partner enables your business with a Total service and methodology, and the education to understand why.

Affordable Payment Options

Total Merchant Systems' Seasonal Merchant Program is ideal for: Fireworks Stands, Trade Show Merchants, Craft Show Merchants, Christmas Tree Farms, Contractors, Landscapers, Online Debit Seasonal Activities, Snow or Jet Ski Rentals, Firewood Suppliers, Etc.
With Total Merchant Systems as your merchant services partner, you can offer your customers a variety of payment options, including:
Visa MasterCard
Visa Checkcard MasterCard Debit Card
Online Debit Discover
Diners Club American Express

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

Check Services (guarantee conversion, collection & recovery)
Gift and Loyalty Cards ACH Electronic Funds Transfer
Accept Credit Cards at your business or web site with Total Merchant Systems.
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Total Merchant Systems can offer credit card processing on virtually every point of sale software platform (PC/cash register based) and credit card terminal type (standalone machines). Point-of-Sale (POS) equipment can be leased or purchased, depending on your needs.

How Do I Get a Quote?
Call us at 1-815-207-7535 to receive a lowest cost service quote from Total Merchant System's Total Cost Calculator.


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American Express and Discover require separate approval