Compare Square

Square was established to give every business owner an easier way to take card payments. From setting up a free online store to team management, it’s easy to see why businesses of all sizes choose Square to power their business.

Which commerce platform is right for you?

Learn why thousands of businesses choose Square every year to start, run and grow their business.

Save time and effort with tools that all connect together.

Business management software

Accept, request and collect payments.

Reach more customers in more places and keep every sale in sync.

Customer engagement software

Build customer relationships.

Keep new and existing customers coming back with tools that grow your business.

Money

Get a business loan* to make your next move.

Get fast access to your money and tools that put you in charge of your cash flow.

Team management software

Manage your team.

Simplify the way you take care of your team and keep it all connected to the rest of your business.

Consistent, fair and transparent pricing.

Always know what you pay with Square. Simple, transparent pricing means you always pay one low rate per payment method, so you can keep more of what you make.

In person

1.6% or 1.9%


Square charges a fee of 1.6% per tap or insert on Square Terminal and Square Register and 1.9% per tap or insert on Square Reader or Square Stand.

Online

2.2%


When a customer makes a purchase through Square Online, Square Online Checkout, eCommerce API, in-app payments or pays an invoice online, the fee is 2.2%.

Manually entered

2.2%


When you manually key in your customer’s card details on Virtual Terminal or a Square POS app, or use a card on file, the fee is 2.2%.

Buy now, pay later

6% + 30c (exc. GST)


Allow customers to pay in instalments over time with Afterpay. You get paid immediately, so there’s no risk. Bring in more business in person and online.

Start selling with Square.

Create your free account in minutes and join the millions of businesses using Square globally.

Hardware for selling anywhere.

Square Reader

The fastest and most secure way to pay. Accept chip and PIN cards, contactless payments, Apple Pay and Google Pay. An easy solution for your on-the-go business.

Square Terminal

The all-in-one portable EFTPOS machine that lets you accept all kinds of payments easily and print (or email) receipts – the perfect solution for tableside services.

Square Register

The fully integrated touchscreen point-of-sale that lets you start selling right out of the box. Manage card and contactless payments, online sales and more, all from one POS register.

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a powerful point of sale with payments built in.

Resources

How Square works

Square connects all sides of your business with easy to use tools designed to give you time to focus on what you do best.

Technology Investment Boost

The Technology Investment Boost allows businesses to claim a bonus 20% deduction for going digital.

Business glossary

Learn everything you need to know about starting, running and growing your business with our Square business Glossary.

*All loans are issued by Square AU Pty Ltd. Valid Australian bank account is required. Actual fee depends upon payment card processing history, loan amount and other eligibility factors. A minimum payment of 1/18th of the initial loan balance is required every 60 days and full loan repayment is required within 18 months. Loan eligibility is not guaranteed. Eligibility criteria include consistent and continuous payment card processing through Square. All loans are subject to credit approval. Terms and conditions apply.