The processing charges you are paying to whom should be clear on your monthly merchant statement. However, some payment processors intentionally make credit card processing statements hard to understand in order to “hide” what you’re being charged. Don’t be fooled.
There’s a lot that goes into restaurant credit card processing and payment technology. Savvy restaurateurs know that many fees and parties are associated with each swipe … and they’re not all negotiable.
What is EMV compliance, why does it matter and why should you care? If you're a business that accepts credit or debit cards for payments, EMV compliance has probably been something that you've thought about often since it was originally enacted back in 2015.