For businesses utilizing the Square Register setup and accepting EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) payments, integrating TotilPay as an EBT-only stand beside can streamline the checkout process while ensuring accurate inventory management. This knowledge base article provides a step-by-step guide on how to integrate TotilPay with Square Register to process EBT transactions effectively.
1. Ring up the customer's items on Square Register:
- Use the Square Register system as you would for any sale.
- When the customer wishes to use an EBT card, select "Other" as the tender type.
2. Processing the EBT transaction with TotilPay:
- Open the TotilPay Go app on your tablet or smartphone.
- Ensure the card reader is connected to your device.
- Enter the EBT transaction amount into the TotilPay Go app.
- Swipe or insert the customer's EBT card using the card reader.
- Wait for the EBT transaction to be approved. The TotilPay Go app will provide confirmation.
3. Completing the checkout on Square Register:
- Return to the Square Register screen once the EBT transaction is approved.
- Complete the checkout process by selecting the appropriate options (e.g., bagging items, applying discounts).
- Select the "Other" tender type previously used for the EBT transaction.
- Enter the total EBT amount approved in the TotilPay Go app.
4. Inventory management and settlement:
- By using the "Other" tender type for EBT transactions, Square Register's inventory management remains accurate.
- Square remains responsible for settling credit and debit transactions.
- TotilPay is responsible for settling EBT transactions.