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Is PayPal A Merchant Account? Here’s The Difference Between PayPal & Merchant Accounts

As a third-party processor, PayPal differs considerably from a merchant accounts provider, though which one is best for your business may depend on your sales volume and risk level.

    Jason Vissers
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Jason Vissers

Jason Vissers

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
Jason Vissers has been researching, analyzing, and writing about small business software and finance since 2015. His financial expertise has been cited in numerous publications, including The Ladders. Jason graduated with a Political Science degree from San Diego State University in 2001.
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    RDBuras

    Very thorough and information. Thank you much Melissa for this article. Everyone just starting out with these business decisions would do well to read it. Me? I just needed to know and now I do. Good job! I’m puttin’ you in for a raise 😀

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