OPC Resources

Visa & MasterCard $7.25 billion Settlement Calculator
This calculator is intended to help U.S. merchants roughly estimate their potential claim value from the $7.25 billion Visa and MasterCard settlement. Learn more about the settlement details here. This calculator will help a merchant estimate the monetary value from two settlement funds – the $6.05 billion Cash Settlement Fund and the $1.2 billion Interchange Settlement Fund.

Calculator to Estimate Visa’s Fixed Acquirer Network Fee (FANF)
Effective for activity beginning April 1, 2012, Visa is implementing a new fixed fee, called the Fixed Acquirer Network Fee (FANF), which will apply to the acceptance of all Visa-branded products. The FANF calculator will help merchants estimate the monthly impact of this fee to their organization. Use this calculator for each taxpayer ID (Taxpayer Identification Number or Employer Identification Number) within your organization.

Effective Cost Calculator
Pricing in the credit card processing industry is very complex and most merchant statements do not make it any easier to understand.  So how do you really understand your true cost of credit/debit card processing, and then use that knowledge to ensure that your company is getting the best value for merchant services?  Our effective cost calculator is the first step to savings. It is an easy-to-use tool that simplifies all the complex pricing schemes used by processors. Within seconds this tool will calculate your effective cost of card processing.

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Industry Resources
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