Credit card and payroll processing

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A $100 rebate with a new First Data Merchant Services account*

PLUS a $100 annual rebate each year you renew your CRA membership*

Accept more payment types from anywhere you are.      

The California Restaurant Association makes doing business easier by letting you accept virtually every payment option—including MasterCard®, Visa®, American Express®, Discover®, PIN-based and signature debit cards, gift cards, EMV®-enabled chip cards, PayPal, Apple® Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and electronic and paper checks. Every transaction is reliable and secure and backed by First Data, the world’s leading payments processor.

And that’s not all: Our Small Business Solutions help you simplify running your business, discover new revenue opportunities, and build loyalty.

With a First Data payment processing account you get:

  • Low & Fixed Rates — By charging less, First Data helps you keep more of each transaction. And, as a valued California Restaurant Association member, the rates don’t change.
  • 24/7 Customer Service — Because your business never stops, First Data is there when you need us.
  • Security and Reliability — Industry leading security solutions combine encryption and tokenization with fraud protection, liability coverage in the event of breach, and reduced PCI compliance effort and cost.
  • Local representatives – Experienced consultants to help answer questions
  • Global Payments Leader — First Data helps merchants around the world with simple solutions that drive success.
  • Devices to Fit Your Needs — We realize one size doesn’t fit all. We offer multiple countertop and mobile point-of-sale options—including our innovative Clover® products—that can integrate with your restaurant POS system, and provide built-in security.

Special Offer for California Restaurant Association members:

Save now when you open a new First Data Merchant Services account and each year when you continue to process with First Data and maintain your CRA membership.

Call the CRA Helpline today to get connected! 800.765.4842 ext. 2743


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*To be eligible, merchant must be actively processing under the CRA First Data Program. Participation in the CRA First Data Program requires merchants to be current CRA members who actively use Merchant Services provided by First Data Merchant Services Corporation. Merchants not currently processing with First Data Merchant Services Corporation under the CRA First Data Program will be required to complete a merchant application and are subject to underwriting and approval. Offer valid per tax-ID. Terms and conditions apply. Offer subject to change or modification at any time. One-time $100 payment made upon initial CRA First Data Program account approval and activation. Annual $100 payment made to current CRA First Data Program merchants based on the anniversary of the merchant’s initial CRA First Data Program approval date. CRA will mail physical checks to the member and address associated with the merchant’s CRA membership.