Effective Rate

The effective rate shows the amount of volume a business pays in credit card processing fees to process a given amount. It is shown as a percentage, and is calculated by dividing gross processing fees by gross sales. Learn More

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  • DFA (Dodd-Frank Act)

    The Dodd-Frank Act was made effective in 2010 to promote financial stability in the U.S. by increasing accountability and transparency.

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  • RDFI (Receiving Depository Financial Institutions)

    A financial institution qualified by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) to receive ACH transactions.

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