*Article contributed by Tony Craig.
You will always be told by some people that it is important to get a merchant account. As a business owner, you cannot help but become fascinated with it. You may even realize why you need it immediately. The problem is, there is no assurance that you will get this type of account just because you want to.
Some business owners who have tried to get their very own merchant accounts have stated that it can be very intimidating especially if they have not done enough research about it. Take note that those who would provide you with a merchant account also knows that there is some risk involved in allowing you to get one.
These are some of their reasons why they may decline some business owners: