Go Back   SZONE.US Forums > Current Events > News > The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation Since its founding in 1973, The Heritage Foundation has served as a research and educational institute -- a think tank -- whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense

The Heritage Foundation

Credit Card Payments Abruptly Stopped on Some Gun-Related Purchases

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
Unread 06.13.18, 07:25 AM
@Heritage @Heritage is offline
Join Date: 06.09
Posts: 37,108
Credit Card Payments Abruptly Stopped on Some Gun-Related Purchases

On 06.12.18 02:26 PM posted by Molly Prince

Intuit abruptly ceased processing credit card payments without notice in recent weeks on some firearms and firearms-related purchases, some of which were already shipped to customers.

Several small businesses experienced issues when payments on purchases were refunded to the customers rather than processed, the*New York Post*reported Monday. Sales on firearms, safety training classes, and gun-related gear like T-shirts were also impacted.

Many of the purchases were already en route to customers and classes were already taken by the time the payments were cancelled. Accordingly, stores had to track down customers to re-do the transactions.

Intuit justified its actions by citing the company’s face-to-face requirement whereby firearms cannot be shipped directly to customers. However, many of the guns impacted businesses sold*were sent to federally-licensed firearms dealers near the customers, where a background check can be completed prior to possession. Intuit continued to stand by its actions even after the mistake was revealed.

Intuit is a financial software and tax preparation company that produces TurboTax and QuickBooks.

In May, QuickBooks unexpectedly cut ties with*Gunsite Academy, a firearms training center, according to the*American Rifleman. QuickBooks*said the guns and knives for sale on Gunsite’s website violated the face-to-face requirement.

QuickBooks also suddenly credited back sales to customers in lieu of processing the transactions, costing Gunsite*thousands of dollars.

Content created by*The Daily Caller News Foundation*is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities for this original content, email*licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

The post Credit Card Payments Abruptly Stopped on Some Gun-Related Purchases appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2007 - 20017 SZONE.US All rights reserved