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PCI Compliance for Heartland Merchants

As a reminder, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) apply to all entities that store, process, or transmit cardholder data.  As a Heartland merchant, you have automatically been enrolled in Heartland’s new Merchant Protection Program with ControlScan.  This program...

23 July 2018
Virginia Fuel Wholesale Sales Tax Change - Effective July 1, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, Virginia Motor Vehicle Fuels Sales Tax (Wholesale Sales Tax) was converted to a cents per gallon tax.  Prior to July 1, the tax rate was applied to the sales price charged to the retail dealer and was 2.1% of that total.  Effective July 1, the tax rate will be...

12 July 2018
Maryland Tax Increase effective July 1, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, Maryland has increased the Combined Applicable Motor Fuel Tax rate for Gasoline from $.338 per gallon to $.353 and for Special Fuel/Diesel from $.3455 per gallon to $.3605.The component breakdown of the Combined Applicable Motor Fuel Tax rate is as follows:The Maryland...

02 July 2018
Independence Day 2018

Ewing Oil’s main office will be closed for the July 4th Holiday.Dispatch will be available in the office from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on July 4th.  After 12:00 p.m., please contact the on-call Dispatcher through the answering service at 1-800-452-7004, and then press 7.The prices you receive on...

29 June 2018
Joe Vigilante, 1955-2018

It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the loss of our dear customer and friend, Joe Vigilante.Our hearts go out to Joe’s family.  We share in his loss and our thoughts and prayers are with the Vigilantes during this difficult time.Family and friends are invited to attend his Memorial...

14 June 2018
VISA Claims Resolution Speeding Up Dispute Process

An international facilitator of chargeback requests has revealed that the new Visa Claims Resolution (VCR) policy is already speeding up the processing of consumer disputes.VCR, which is already in effect worldwide, standardizes procedures and timetables to resolve disputes...

09 May 2018
What happens next with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)?

The following key updates and milestones are being provided to help you with your PCI DSS and payment security efforts:PCI DSS 3.2—The Effective Date has Come and GoneFebruary 1, 2018 marked the date that all new requirements introduced in PCI DSS v3.2 must be adopted by organizations and included...

10 April 2018
Visa Claims Resolution (VCR) goes into effect on April 13, 2018

In April 2018, Visa goes live with a new global dispute process called Visa Claims Resolution, or VCR. This new system aims to help reduce timelines and simplify the chargeback dispute process by shifting from the current litigation-based model to a liability assignment model. While...

20 March 2018
Visa Claims Resolution (VCR)

As a reminder, effective April 2018, Visa will make changes to the chargeback program Visa Claims Resolution (VCR). Changes will include consolidation of reason codes into four categories (fraud, authorization, processing errors, and consumer disputes), elimination of pre-notifications for...

02 March 2018
Impact of 2017 Tax Reform on Section 179 Accelerated Depreciation

With the 2017 tax bill now approved by Congress, we have clarity on how investing in capital goods will be handled and the 2018 impact on Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation for convenience stores and commercial fueling.  Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation originated during the economic crisis...

23 January 2018

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