Small businesses that use Mastercard will enjoy perks from the company's digital offerings to help them access resources needed for day-to-day operations management, the company disclosed in a press release Tuesday.
Product discounts and automatic savings are some "of the new benefits and features Mastercard is bringing to small business owners through the digitally focused proposition," Mastercard said in the release.
"Mastercard is developing solutions that leverage advanced technologies, partnerships and industry alliances to provide small business owners with the resources they need and the seamless experience they deserve," said Amnah Ajmal, Mastercard's executive vice president of core products. "At the end of the day we realize that they've got a business to run and we've got the solutions that can help them do that today, as well as get ahead of their needs tomorrow."
Mastercard is partnering with Intuit's (INTU - Get Report) QuickBooks digital accounting product to provide small business Mastercard holders with a 40% or 50% discount on 12-month QuickBook subscriptions.
The card issuer also will provide cardholders an enhanced identification theft protection. Plus, cardholders all have access to ID theft specialists 24 hours a day every day.