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Accepting Credit Card Payments: What Gov't Should Know
Date and Time:
Sep 24 2020 - 02:00pm to 04:00pm EDT
Many governments accept credit and debit card payments for the variety of taxes and fees imposed on citizens and users. In the public sector there are a variety of special considerations that must be addressed if governments wish to accept credit and debit cards as payment methods.
Some of the key considerations related to accepting credit and debit cards include:
Whether cards can be accepted for all or some government services
Understanding the costs and rules that are in place for governments to accept credit/debit cards
Managing upgrades and opportunities presented through technology changes
In addition, governments must be aware of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security requirements and the general fraud and security risks associated with accepting credit cards.
This session will provide attendees with insights from industry experts, case studies, and discussion questions focused on the numerous issues related to accepting credit and debit card payments that are in play for governments of all sizes and types.
Understand options that governments have for collecting payments by credit and debit cards, including vendor selection
Learn how fees and charges are applied and how other governments have addressed these challenges
Understand how credit card payments can be done in-person and taken online through various methods and systems
Identify major risks and PCI compliance standards associated with accepting credit card payments
Monitor current issues and updates to any regulations, standards, technology, and market trends
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Who Will Benefit:
Treasury office professionals who handle receivables and want to learn more about credit/debit card payments.
9/24/2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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