Can I use same card reader for two different businesses?

How can I use the app on the same phone for two different businesses?

Can I use the same card reader?

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We’re glad you’re here, wmatthews.

I’d be glad to share information about using your card reader in receiving payments from your clients.

Indeed, you can use the same card reader for two separate Merchants accounts or two different businesses. However, you have to use the card reader one business at a time.

On the other hand, when you sign up for QuickBooks Merchants account, you‘re required to enter your business information such as the Doing Business Name (DBA) and the tax identification number or Employers Identification Number (EIN). Each business has different tax identification number. Since you have two different businesses, you’ll need to have two separate QuickBooks Merchant subscriptions. You can access one account at a time using the same mobile app on your phone.

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If you have follow-up questions about payment processing, please feel free to leave a comment below. I am always here to help.

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