Free Consultation|USA Only +1 (866)754 4460|Outside USA +1 (516)822 3100 or +1 (631) 623 5100 - Website Logo
  You are here : Home  >   Services  >   New Business Setup  
TESTIMONIALS - Testimonials  

How to Start a Bill Payment center Business?

An ultimate guide to open a payment center in the USA
Existing customers please login to check the status of your order at Infotax Square Login here (0) (0)
0/5 stars (0 vote)
Category : > New Business Setup
Posted On : Tue Jun 06th,2017

An ultimate guide to open a payment center in the USA

What is a payment/billing center?


A billing or payment center offers a facility for customers to pay their utility or any other third party bills near to your place. For instance, phone bills, collection bills, medical bills, fee bills, and utility bills.


Why do customers use payment centers?


Customers can pay their bills and late payments through these centers. They don’t need to go to the main office. Customers can pay their bills through online centers and or visit a physical location.


A bit about bill-payment industry


Approximately more than 230 million transactions are made through the payment centers and the transaction is equal to almost $28 billion every year is the US.

How to open a bill-payment center?


To open a billing center, the first step is to choose the type of payment to accept both on physical location or online. You are required to discuss the details of accepting payments with the vendor. Complete and return the application process. Obtain a relevant software and business location.


How to register your bill-payment business?


Follow these steps to register your billing center with the state:

    Select the structure of the business

    Choose a unique name for your bill-payment business (Try to select a positive name instead of using a general name for instance: “secure bill payment” rather “Antony Payment Center”)

    Register the new business name with the secretary of the state

    visit your state or county office to obtain a vendor license


Choose what type of payment center you want to run?


You can operate your billing center as:

    A company only accepts utility bills

    Or only targeted phone companies

    Or a wide range of payment solution center


Check the following requirements before running a payment center


    Contact the vendor to fulfill basic requirements to accept payments

    Set your commission on each payment

    Secure software to transfer payments (mostly, companies offer their own software for billing)



Committed to give our users most updated news!
For instant news please subscribe at

Leave Your Comments
Your name :
Email Address : Will not be published
Please enter your email if you want us to send answer to your email. We have a strict policy of not to share your email address with any other party.
Your message :
Insert these letters into the textfield below: (required, case-sensitive): cGGIf
Do you want to Subscribe for
InfoTaxSquare Business News Bulletin?
Comments (2)
Aaron Johnson   wrote on : Wed May 01st,2019
I'm seeking information on setting up a bill payment center, I've found some info here, I would just like receive more detailed information if possible.      View Detail
Reply :
The state requirement to be fulfilled in order to start a bill center, and each state has stated its unique requirement to follow.

A billing center is operated by a vendor and bill payment center. A bill payment center is started to receive utility , telephone and medical bills.

The following steps are followed to open a billing center in the USA.

  1. Register a company as a sole proprietorship, Corporation or a Limited Liability Company.
  2. Contact with the vendor/agency to find out their requirement about the location, commission and the licensing, because each vendor has a unique requirement to follow.
  3. The vendor will provide a self-developed software to collect bills on their behalf.
  4. A safe and secured location is required with an ample security to protect cash, which receives from consumers on behalf of the agency.
  5. Insurances are required to start a billing center such as the error and commission insurance, general liability insurance, workers' compensation and disability insurance to shield the staff and the financial assets.
  6. The vendor may have a bonding requirement to to deposit the money in the escrow for the security purpose.

Rhodylyn   wrote on : Fri Oct 02nd,2020
how to apply      View Detail
Reply :
What state do you want to register a billing center?

Load More

Copyright © 2010, Infotax Square All Rights Reserved. - Allows Payment Processing With Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
Terms and conditions, features, support, pricing and service options subject to change without notice.