Pocket PA integrates with Stripe to process card payments from your clients and make sure you get paid fast.
NOTE: No card reader is needed to take in person card payments with Stripe. Auto invoicing can also be activated once Stripe is connected
Payments made via Stripe get tracked straight to your income dials once paid.
All Stripe transaction fees are logged automatically by Pocket PA to your business expense area.
Stripe transaction fees are the same whether the payment is made in person or online. (1.6% + 23p per transaction for UK and EU cards*)
PROTIP 1: You need to be sure that card payment is switched ON in your Payment settings.
PROTIP 2: For more information on card transaction fees click here
To find out more about Payment methods and how to customise them click here.
How to take Card payments using Stripe
Start by adding a new payment..
Add a new Payment by clicking on the Plus button in the top right bar.
Alternatively use the Plus button on the Income Page.
When you add a payment it can be a payment for
or standalone payment.
Select any payment under Choose Payment Type that you want to pay for with the Card (can be Appointment payment / Sale payment / Combined payment or Standalone payment) This is just an example below.
NOTE: this example will work the same whether its for a Sale, Appointment, combined or Standalone card payment
In the Create Payment screen choose the payment method you want to use from the dropdown.
Select Card Payment from the dropdown menu.
Press the green Pay button top right once you've selected the Card Payment option.
It will then ask you for the Card information which you can enter into the boxes
Click Submit Payment once details are checked and correct
After the payment is completed, you will be taken to the Income screen where your last payment will show at the bottom
Check the Payment Method column to see your latest Card Payment entry
STRIPE & SQUARE FEES - EXAMPLES FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS
Online Booking Example of card fees:
Stripe charge 1.6% + 23p per transaction (for UK and EU cards*)
Square charge 2.5% per transaction
On a £30 (example also for £50 deposit) online booking where a deposit is taken, this works out to be
Stripe cost £0.71 for £30 deposit (£1.03 for £50 deposit) taken
Square cost is £0.75 for £30 deposit (£1.25 for £50 deposit) taken
This transaction fee is added directly to the business expenses area as its a tax deductible cost
PROTIP: For more information on card transaction fees click here
*Stripe costs for Non UK/Non EU cards is 3.1% + 23p per transaction