POS (Point-of-Sale)

POS (Point-of-Sale)

A one time debit entry to the account of a receiver where the entry is initiated at an electronic terminal. POS transactions are generally initiated with a merchant issued plastic card.

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    The total accounts receivables divided by average daily sales.

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    The information printed on a check in magnetic ink. The MICR information helps MICR scanners retrieve important information from the check including the routing number, account number...

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