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Process a payment in QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop

For customers with active Intuit Merchant Account, you may see different authorization options when processing credit/debit card transactions in QuickBooks Point of Sale for Desktop.

Detailed instructions

To generate authorization and process credit/debit card transactions:

  1. From Point of Sale, go to File and click Setup Interview.
  2. Click the Payments tab.
  3. Click Yes in the Would you like to accept credit and debit cards field.
  4. Sign in with your Intuit Merchant account number.
  1. From Point of Sale, click Make a Sale.
  2. Enter items on the receipt and then click Credit.
  3. Select a credit card entry method:
    • Swipe - Swiping the card may qualify your sale for the lowest rate, and is proof the card was present at the time of the sale.
    • Manual - If for some reason you cannot swipe the card, you can key-enter the information.
    • Voice - When electronic authorization is not possible -- for example, if your Internet connection is not working -- you can authorize the card via telephone. Be sure to enter all of the information on this screen so you can capture the sale once you are back online.
  4. Swipe or enter the card information then click Authorize Now.
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