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The Wells Fargo Business Platinum card has an interesting reward structure. When applying you will get a choice of either a cashback version or a rewards version. With the cashback version, you will earn unlimited 1.5% cashback per $1 spent. Or, with the rewards version, you will earn 1 point on every dollar spent plus a bonus 1,000 points after your business spends $1,000 or more in a single billing cycle (the reward version is best for a business swiping on average close to a $1,000 a month as that will give you double points per dollar spent). You will need a Wells Fargo Checking account for at least 12 months in order to apply for this card.
- Credit: Good credit needed
- Step by step guide how on to apply without an LLC or C-Corp
- You might need a Wells Fargo bank account: You might need a Wells Fargo bank account in order to get approved for some of their credit cards
- Max-cards: You might not qualify for a 2nd Wells Fargo credit card if you have opened a Wells Fargo card in the last 6 months
- Not reported on personal credit reports: Wells Fargo does not report business credit card on your personal credit report
- Double dipping: The welcome offer is not available for a business that already has a Wells Fargo business credit card or had a Wells Fargo business credit card opened or closed in the last 12 months
- Credit report: Wells Fargo will usually pull your Experian credit report (in some states they pull Experian and Equifax)
- Combining same-day credit inquiries: Some data points suggest that credit inquiries for same-day applications will be combined, but some data points suggest that credit inquiries for same-day applications will not be combined
- Check application status: You can check your application status here or call 1 800 967 9521
- Reconsideration: If declined you can call 1 866 412 5956 to have your application reconsidered
Quickest way to get my card: Your physical card can be expedited for a $16 fee. Wells Fargo will not offer an instant credit card number for your new card
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Credit limit range $10,000-$10,000
Avg. Credit limit$10,000
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- Balance transfer fee: 4% or $10, whichever is greater
– 1.5% cashback, Or opt for the reward option and receive 1 point on all purchases, plus a bonus 1,000 points after your business spends $1,000 or more in a single billing cycle
No foreign transaction fee.
Worldwide secondary coverage on rentals for up to 30 days (excluding rentals in Israel, Jamaica, the Republic of Ireland, or Northern Ireland) .
Get your original manufacturer's warranty time doubled (up to a year). (Will only cover if the original warranty is for 3 years or less). Max $10,000 per claim, $50,000 per cardholder.
Get refunded if your purchase is damaged or stolen, up to 90 days from the date of purchase. Max $10,000 per claim, $50,000 per year.