Visa U.S.A. is easing its policies toward the independent sales organizations that help sign card-accepting merchants.

Rob Robbins, the card association's executive vice president of market development and acceptance, said it will no longer distinguish between direct employees of the ISOs and their independent contractors-people whose pay gets reported on 1099 forms instead of W2s.

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