Payment Glossary

Existing Relationship

There is an existing relationship between an originator and a receiver when there is either a written agreement in place or when the receiver has purchased goods or services from the receiver within the past two year.

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  • MTE (Machine Transfer Entry)

    An entry initiated at an electronic terminal, such as an automated teller machine (ATM). This entry can either be a debit or a credit.

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  • Merchant Account

    An account opened through a payment processor or financial institution that allows payees to accept credit card payments from a payer.

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