Merchant category codes (MCCs) are numbers that classify businesses by what they sell or the service they provide. These four-digit codes are assigned by payment card organizations—Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover—when the business first starts accepting these methods of payment.
Use the following steps to perform a lookup with the Merchant Category codes dataset on Paxata:
|Step 1:||Open a Paxata Project with the transaction data file in hand|
|Step 2:||Now perform the Lookup step|
|Step 2.1:||Click on the attach option found on the toolbar (Left of the screen on the Paxata UI) and then choose the lookup option|
|Step 2.2:||Choose the MCC codes Dataset|
|Step 2.3:||Connect the Merchant Category code column from the current dataset to the MCC column on the Lookup dataset|
|Step 2.4:||Once the look up is complete, the data looks something similar to this :|