November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021Featured, Industry News
SNAP retailer requirements are strict, and keeping track of mistakes can be a complex process. Although SNAP fraud is relatively rare, failure to comply with program rules can result in severe consequences for your business, such as:
- Temporary or permanent disqualification from the program
- Monetary penalties and fines
- Criminal prosecution
To help you navigate program rules, we’ve put together a list of common types of fraud and errors that you’ll want to avoid as a SNAP-authorized retailer.
Celebrating National School Lunch Week, Farm to School Month, with USDA National School Lunch Program
October 14, 2021Featured, Industry News
Since 1946, the National School Lunch Program has provided nutritionally balanced, low-cost or no-cost lunches in schools to improve the health and wellbeing of America’s children. Research shows school meals may be the healthiest food children receive in a day, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hot or prepared foods now approved for SNAP, P-EBT until September 28, 2021, with USDA waiver for Hurricane Ida
September 09, 2021News, Featured
Louisiana-based EBT merchants have now been authorized to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for hot or prepared foods in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The waiver issued by the USDA for “hot food products prepared for immediate consumption” will apply to Louisiana retailers that currently accept EBT cards.
August 16, 2021News, Building Your Business, Featured, Seasonal Trends, EBT, Retail
On Monday, August 16, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a re-evaluation of the Thrifty Food Plan, which is used to calculate Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. As a result of this re-evaluation, the average SNAP benefit–excluding additional funds provided as part of COVID-19 pandemic relief–will increase beginning on October 1, 2021.
July 26, 2021News, Featured, goEBT News, Merchant Spotlight, EBT, CDE News
80+ Years of Serving Los Angeles… from Locals to Celebrities
goEBT EBT processing merchant Hawkins House of Burgers, home to “The Best Burger in Los Angeles,” has been a staple in the Watts neighborhood of southeast Los Angeles for more than 80 years. Cynthia Hawkins, the youngest of 14 children, is the third generation of her family to manage this business, which has adapted over the years to fit the needs of the community.
April 12, 2021News, Featured, goEBT News, Merchant Spotlight, EBT, CDE News
50 Years and Counting in the Food Industry
goEBT EBT processing merchant Sr. Cliff’s Texas Style Burritos, home of the original Soul Man burrito, has been providing Afro-Mexican fusion food to the Compton community since 1992. However, the story of this community staple actually began in 1969, when founder and co-owner Cliff Williams arrived in California.
January 26, 2021News, Building Your Business, Featured, goEBT News, Retail, Retailer, Equipment, Technology, POS Equipment, Credit
EBT Processor goEBT Adds Credit Processing, Smart Payment Terminals to Service Offering
goEBT+ payment terminal application enables EBT, credit processing on one smart device
November 13, 2020EBT, GACS, Events
goEBT will be at the GACS 2020 Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Tradeshow and Convention in Macon, GA on Tuesday, November 17-19, at the Macon Centreplex.
The GACS 2020 Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Tradeshow and Convention serves convenience store owners and operators in the Southeast, making it the perfect outlet for suppliers in the convenience store industry to display their products and demonstrate their services.
April 22, 2020Building Your Business, Industry News, Retail, Retailer
According to the Small Business Administration, the second leading cause of business failure is insufficient or delayed financial support. In many cases, this is brought about by a poor business credit score. If you are unaware, a business' credit score is similar to a personal credit score. A person's credit can be improved by paying loans on time and avoiding any reoccurring debt. Business credit is almost exactly the same with minor differences. In today's blog, we will discuss the differences between the two and why business credit is important for the success of your business.
March 27, 2020News, Building Your Business, goEBT News, Industry News, EBT, Retail, Retailer
Now more than ever the American people will be turning to local businesses to meet their families’ nutritional needs. With the economic impact of COVID-19 the number of applicants for government assistance has doubled. As part of the U.S. government’s $2T stimulus package, an additional $15.5B has been allocated to the SNAP/EBT government benefits program.