If you process over $2,000 in credit card payments, it is more cost-effective for your business to be with Helcim!

There are number of no-monthly-fee providers offering mobile processing services to small businesses, including Square and PayPal. For micro-merchants processing a small number of transactions periodically, some of these solutions can be ideal for their budget.

With our Cost+ pricing, our solution becomes more cost-effective for merchants processing a steady amount of transactions and looking for more advanced functionality such as multi-user support, multi-device support and an included web-based virtual terminal.

Sqaure Cost Comparison (Canada)

The table below shows the break-even point for when Helcim becomes a more cost-effective solution for your business:

Credit Card Volume (Monthly) Helcim Total Cost Square Total Cost Savings
 $500  $25.19  $14.37  $(10.83)
 $1,000  $35.39  $28.73  $(6.65)
 $1,500  $45.58  $43.10  $(2.48)
 $2,000  $55.77  $57.47  $1.69
 $2,500  $65.97  $71.83  $5.87
 $5,000  $116.93  $143.67  $26.73
 $10,000  $218.87  $287.33  $68.47
 $25,000  $524.67  $718.33  $193.67
 $50,000  $1,034.33  $1,436.67  $402.33
 $100,000  $2,053.67  $2,873.33  $819.67
*estimates are based on 20% keyed vs. 80% card-present with an average ticket of $75. Helcim costs are based on an estimated 1.91% effective rate for card-present and 2.02% for card-not-present, 8 cents per transaction and $15 per month. Square costs are based on 2.75% card-present, 3.5% card-not-present + 15 cents.

 

Sqaure Cost Comparison (US)

The table below shows the break-even point for when Helcim becomes a more cost-effective solution for your business:

Credit Card Volume (Monthly) Helcim Total Cost Square Total Cost Savings
 $500  $25.11  $14.37 $(10.75)
 $1,000  $35.23  $28.73 $(6.49)
 $1,500  $5.34  $43.10 $(2.24)
 $2,000  $55.45  $57.47  $2.01
 $2,500  $65.57  $71.83  $6.27
 $5,000  $116.13  $143.67  $29.93
 $10,000  $217.27  $287.33  $102.33
 $25,000  $520.67  $718.33  $377.00
 $50,000  $1,026.33  $1,436.67  $739.00
 $100,000  $2,037.67  $2,873.33  $1,319.33
*estimates are based on 20% keyed vs. 80% card-present with an average ticket of $75. Helcim costs are based on an estimated 1.91% effective rate for card-present and 2.02% for card-not-present, 8 cents per transaction and $15 per month. Square costs are based on 2.75% card-present, 3.5% card-not-present + 15 cents.

 

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