Skip to comments.Gun Dealers Have Problems With Credit Card Processors
Posted on 01/25/2013 9:14:48 AM PST by EXCH54FE
LEIPER'S FORK, Tenn. - A Williamson County gun dealer recently learned a credit card processing company no longer wants to do business with him.
"We go through all the hoops and all the steps and at the end of the day it's still a struggle to get the same services anybody else would," said Nick McMillan.
He owns Leiper's Fork Firearms. It is a small gun dealership McMillan runs out of his home.
"We're set up like a business, just like every other small business out there," he said.
McMillan is a has a federal firearms license and is heavily regulated by both the state and federal governments.
But McMillan received an email from Intuit Payment solutions informing him the company was no longer interested in processing his credit card sales.
"They either reviewed several accounts, or it was a company wide policy, because I wasn't the only federal firearms license dealer that got pushed out the other day," McMillan said.
In the email the company wrote "Intuit does not support the services you are providing" and then the reason stated was firearms, ammunition, gun parts and accessories sales not sold in a face-to-face environment with the credit card being swiped.
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Oh, good. Fascism at work. Banks: “Our government regulators don’t want us to associated with guns. So, to make them happy and keep them from poking at us more, we will comply.”
Maybe the NRA should start promoting boycotts on those companies that engage in such behavior. NRA has a rather large membership!
Businesses are encouraged by government to deny service to those who value the Second Amendment but are not permitted to deny services to those who wish to pretend that a gay relationship is a marriage. Apparently some animals are more equal that others.
I would not demand that the government intervene if a private company did this on their own initiative. I would just boycott that company forever. We need to fight this battle and win - or die trying.
I pay Cash.
Okay, just how is this legal?
In the past the government has tried to force landlords to rent to homosexuals against the landlord’s personal conviction. Now, these banks and financial institutions are say they won’t do business with another legal business?
How is this legal under the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment?
Moreover, we are beginning to see the fascist fangs of Obama and the Democrats. And of course the corrupt MSM will provide cover for these fascist actions.
Intuit Payment Solutions is owned by Intuit Corp, creators of TurboTax and Quicken software. They’re also big into home refinance these days.
Credit Card Processors have no problem wit pot shops,the two faces of business.
We are getting a lesson on how fascism works.
“Intuit does not support the services you are providing”
How has this worked out so far for Catholic hospitals and Hobby Lobby not wanting to support abortion?
Houston TX has processors who will be happy to take your accounts from these losers.
Yes, cash is the way to go.
You’re right. Privately owned wedding related businesses have been forced to serve gays.
Easy solution: Start an NRA bank. Gun owners and businesses would make the bank very profitable.
I would postulate that the idea came from the banks, themselves, and that they are the ones telling their lackeys in government to push disarmament of the public - hard - before the banks' insolvency becomes impossible to hide.
This can work both ways.
Okay, dumping TurboTax this year. Any suggestions?
In a FRee Country yes, but guess who controls the licensing and permits that are necessary to open a bank?
Opportunity knocks! The small firearms dealers could team up and start their own credit service.
TaxSlayer is better to all but especially Soliders. Some active and a few Vets, I know, have been hit hard by Turbo Tax screwing up.
link to some comments??
I use Taxcut from HR Block, works well so far.
If gun dealers could somehow get together and start a campaign encouraging ALL THEIR CUSTOMERS to Close ALL bank Accounts with ANY TBTF Bank and go with a Local Credit Union, the Game would be on.
I’m sure the dealers would prefer that, but it isn’t realistic.
Maybe the NRA should start promoting boycotts on those companies that engage in such behavior. NRA has a rather large membership!...
I was just thinking this myself earlier today. They need to to do it.
I also believe the feds are trying to prompt some sort of violent reaction; it's the Reichstag fire they need.
Who said it had to be in the US....? Switzerland might be a good place for it....
TaxAct, cheaper and just as easy to use. I've been using them for about 8 years.
Taxcut from HR Block
Have they stopped doing business with all the retailers who sell violent movies and video games?
It would appear that - much like the threatened White male - gun owners are the new ni**ers.
Unfortunately, the Feds have long arms:
Ok, maybe in some 3rd-world country that needs an influx of cash.... Nigeria :P
NRA National Credit Union
My Visa card is issued by my credit union, good anywhere in the world.
Was considering a switch to Quicken from Microsoft Money 2007. Looks like I’m sticking with old reliable.
The NRA has a special member benefits section set up just for this type of situation. They offer NRA member stores discounted credit card processing services and also Gun store insurance services. Pass this on to your local gun shop owner they may need it.
Death by 1000 cuts.
Every day we are hearing of something new.
They will keep pushing and pushing...
They know they have ONLY 4 years to finish us off
I understand freedom of association,and business decisions but what this is coming right down to is outright discrimination! These banks and service providers could never logically be included in any lawsuit over a wrongful death. So how is this discrimination against those in the firearms trade any different than excluding Blacks, or Asians or Hispanics or someone of a certain religion? We need a financial institution to stand tall, and then everyone sink these traitors by moving their money out! Let them be happy with liberal customers only.
TaxAct. Great program.
Time to bring the Eastern Sports and Outdoors show to the attention of the bigwigs at Intuit?
If you are in the military or have served in the military, you should bank with USAA.
I like it! NRA targets and takes down a large bank. Who and when do we start?
How about a class-action suit for restraint of trade; civil rights violations, etc. Better yet, a RICO suit.
guess the Rahmtards learned nothing from their Chik-fil-A
Any person who can afford a gun on credit can get cash.
I’m sure, but it would seem that most people prefer not to.
So they don’t get their weapon because the credit card company refuses to do business with the gun dealer.
That’s what this story is about.