Age Gate vs. Age Verification Explained

If you’ve ever purchased alcohol, tobacco, or other age-restricted products online, you’re probably familiar with the pop-up asking if you’re of legal age to enter a website. This age gate has been an industry norm for age-restricted markets, including electronic cigarettes when they hit the U.S. market more than a decade ago. Minors could falsify […]

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BankCard USA to Exhibit AgeChecker.net at 2019 TRANSACT

TRANSACT, held April 30th to May 2nd in Las Vegas, is the largest payments technology conference in the world. As BankCard USA gears up for the big event, Vice President Scott Hardy spoke with the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) on software innovation and exhibiting our age verification software, AgeChecker.net, at TRANSACT for the first time. […]

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1099-K: History and Hints

Section 6050W of the IRS tax code came with the Housing Assistance Act of 2008 (although it’s completely unrelated to housing) and introduced us to the 1099-K. Known as the “Merchant Card and Third Party Network Payments” form, the 1099-K is an IRS effort to increase tax compliance and decrease the “tax gap,” or the difference […]

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