Leaders – Merchant Services
  • 06/07/2017
  • merchant@world
  • 3.75/5 (8)


Leaders Merchant Services is a California-based company which in credit card processing for companies of all sizes. Leaders Merchant services has one of the largest Chargeback and Fraud Departments in the industry. 

Retail Rates 0.98%-1.98%

Leaders Merchant Services payment processing services allow merchants to process both “swiped” transactions, “keyed” transactions. Leaders is one of the fastest growing providers of card processing services. 

Provider Overview

Leaders Merchant Services is a California-based provider that specializes in credit and debit card processing for businesses of all sizes. The company offers customized account building based on your business size and industry to tailor your payment processing to the specific needs of your business type. The provider has been in business since 2000 and has more than 100,000 merchants under their belt.

Leaders accepts credit cards, debit, chip cards, and NFC payments, and allows merchants to process both “swiped” and “keyed” transactions.

Best Features:

  • Mobile Processing – Takes payments from a mobile device
  • Online Reporting – View financial health of operations
  • Business Cash Advances – Funding based on total future sales
  • Equipment – Handles all equipment sales and rentals in-house
  • Web Design – Create fullit’s a y-branded & interactive websites for small businesses through LMS Creative Services
  • Technical Support – Representatives available 24/7, 365 days
  • One of the Largest Chargeback and Fraud Departments in the Industry
  • Customized Financing Options
  • Customized Account Setup Process

Things You’ll Like:

  • 98% Approval Rating, Often On the Same Day
  • Offers EMV Certified Credit Card Terminals; many also process NFC transactions like ApplePay and AndroidPay
  • Check Guarantee Services
  • Gift Card and StampMe Loyalty Programs
  • Business Loans & Cash Advances through Leaders Funding
  • Instant Accept with Quickbooks integration
  • SimplyPaid direct deposit
  • Total POS systems – Clover terminals that accept EMV and NFC transactions
  • Open a new merchant account and receive either a Mobile Card Reader for a mobile device or processing software for FREE
  • Open Dining Network for restaurants

Who Would Like This?:

Businesses that are interested in the most modern forms of card transaction technology with emerging mobile capabilities. Also, Leaders is good for companies that require more specialization for their industry type and more payment options such as advances and loans.

Signing Up:

The signup process is quite simple:

  1. Clients provide basic business information for the merchant application form online; no printing
  2. A representative evaluates their profile and makes a low-rate offer (often on the same day)
  3. If the client agrees to the offer, he or she will complete the application
  4. The client chooses and orders the equipment or software necessary for his or her business
  5. The new account is approved by the representative and the ordered equipment or software is sent to the client


The rates the client gets is determined by multiple variables such as the current rates the merchant is paying to his or her original provider, the evaluation of the merchant’s needs versus the rates available, and any additional services the merchant wants from Leaders Merchant Services.

Ease of Use:

Leaders Merchant Services offers good ease of use when signing up as the process is very simple and is customizable for business size and industry. Representatives are available 24/7, 365 days to help clients fill in their informations and answer questions. The extra services offer by Leaders can make getting funds much easier than other providers.

3.75/5 (8)

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Sally Wells
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