There’s a lot going on in the financial technology (or fintech) world—things that will impact not only the banks and financial service companies but their business and consumer customers alike. Here are three big things I am watching—things that may change the way we send and receive money in the years to come. Accounting Software…

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There has been a major boost in business technology trends in the year of 2020. This is due to the massive international lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This has inevitably led to a massive increase in remote working technology, virtual sales, and other tech-based products, in order to fit the demands of the market.…

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Investment Will Be Used to Equip SMBs with Expanded Payment Options that Enable Them to Maximize Working Capital and Protect Cash Reserves ¬† SAN FRANCISCO ‚Äì March 26, 2020 — Today, Plastiq, the intelligent payments solution for small business, announced the close of a $75 million Series D funding round led by B Capital Group.…

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One of the major reasons that small businesses fail is from a lack of working capital. Not having enough working capital leads to a myriad of problems, including an inability to buy as much inventory as needed. One business owner told us the story of his Kentucky-based arts and crafts store that failed due to…

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Plastiq Quickbooks integration

Sophisticated, seamless integration saves time and money, ensuring businesses have an up-to-date, accurate record of all outgoing payments, with no manual entry required SAN FRANCISCO – January 19, 2020 — Today, Plastiq, the intelligent payment solutions provider for businesses, announced it is the first company to fully integrate Intuit QuickBooks Online into its payments platform.…

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Visa small business cardholders

U.S. Bank is the Latest Financial Institution to Enable its SMB Visa Cardholders to Pay Vendors through Plastiq SAN FRANCISCO—August 21, 2019—Plastiq today announced US Visa commercial cardholders can now use its platform to pay vendors, even those who currently do not accept card payments. Today, less than 12% of B2B Payments are made by…

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It’s that time of year when tuition payments are due! But maybe the pain of a big bill could be a little less when you earn credit card rewards. Plastiq’s unique platform allows you to use your existing credit card to pay for tuition, instead of using checks. Enabling you to keep cash in your…

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New Visa Processing Program Means Smoother Payments We’re excited to announce a new processing program for Visa personal cards on Plastiq! All Visa personal cards on Plastiq are unblocked in the following payment categories: -Residential Rent & HOA Fees -Commercial Rent -Taxes & Government Fees -Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Sanitation, Sewer) -Tuition (including daycare and camp)…

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By Janet Berry-Johnson, CPA This information is for educational purposes only. Please consult with your tax adviser to confirm that your expenses are qualified for this tax deduction. Being a CPA, I often consult with U.S. business owners on how to deduct or write off business expenses on their income tax returns. One question I…

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