Questions tagged [online-payment]

For questions relating to online payment services (Paypal, Google Checkout, etc.) and the use of online payments as a way to make purchases.

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How someone can hack our bank account

Can someone hack and withdraw money from my bank account if they have my full name, bank name, last four digit bank account number and my phone number. Yes or No, Please explain why?
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Receiving Check via Mail for goods being sold [closed]

I recently open an online shop and I was just wondering about the different payment methods that are considered to be the safest on a business standpoint. Today I received one customer interested in ...
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Is it safe to use my debit card for autopay/online shopping?

I have a prepaid AT&T mobile number and want to use it's autopay option. But as I read and heard bad things about using debit card in online shopping, I don't know can I use my debit card or not? (...
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Someone is trying to sell me something online with Venmo. Is it a scam?

I wanted to buy a GPU online from someone who listed some a fairly affordable price. However, this person wanted to transact using Venmo or Cash App, not PayPal Goods and Services. PayPal G&S has ...
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If a credit card offers rewards for "online purchases", is anything paid for online automatically included?

Some credit cards (e.g. Bank of America) offer cardholders the option to earn cash back at a higher rate on online shopping purchases. (More specifically: you get to choose one 3% cash back category ...
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Is it better to pay credit card bills through the online bill pay service offered by my bank or from my credit card's website?

I have a Radius Bank checking account with a bill pay service and a Capital One credit card. I can pay my credit card bill from either website. Is there any advantage to using Radius's over Capital ...
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Current state of 3-D Secure / Verified by Visa acceptance in USA / Canada?

In the EU, 3-D Secure is more or less a must have and all credit card payments done online are secured by that what reduces fraud to nearly zero. I know that in the past 3-D Secure (or Verified by ...
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On creating a new bank account for "sugar payments" [duplicate]

Recently, I became a sugar baby and found a daddy who wants me to create a new bank account for him to send money to. He doesn’t want to use a cash app because he has been scammed in the past. Is ...
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Are ads on YouTube asking donations for sick children via drove.com a scam?

The past few weeks YouTube has been showing me advertising asking to make donations to help pay medical bills for sick children via a crowdfunding site called Drove. However, the ads look very ...
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Ryanair sent cheque instead of transfering money to the revolut account I used to pay - can I refuse the cheque and insist for the latter?

After a Ryanair flight cancellation and several e-mails, they've sent a cheque. Well, I have no physical bank account in UK and have no idea how to claim money from it; I have a Revolut account, the ...
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How to anonymously donate cryptocurrency to charities which only support traditional online payments platform?

A lot of charities that I want to help support only traditional online payments system, such as GoFundMe, GoGetFunding, JustGiving, Patreon, Paypal, Payroll Giving, Stripe, ... Is there a way to ...
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Real example for PWA application complete payment transaction offline

The new standard PWA provides ability for eCommerce websites to work offline. In theory this also includes the checkout part that complete the purchase by paying. But, can someone let me know about ...
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Customer stated three options of international payment?

My customer asked one of three options of payment types (for remittance) from USA to UK. These are: (1) Intl-Wire - Domestic to foreign (2) ACH - Domestic to Domestics (3) IAT - Domestic to Domestics -...
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Why is no routing number asked for?

I am new to US banking. I want to make an online payment to a business with minimal fees, and my recipient gave me their routing number and account number. However, the "pay bills" ...
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My eBay account was hacked and a fraudulent listing was made- Scam?

Recently my eBay account was hacked and a fraudulent listing was made, it was for a mobile phone with a sale price of just £12 (about 5% of its RRP) with 10000 units. I received a notification to say ...
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How should I handle money returned for a product that I did not return?

I purchased a laptop online through the official website, my card was charged immediately after I made payment. The item arrived around two weeks after that. I checked my banking app and discovered ...
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Taxes with respect to Stripe

If anyone here has used Stripe to accept international payments, can one tell the following: A person in EU, another in USA, one in India buys a service and a person in India gets payment through ...
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What does it mean to pay by purchase order?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I'll give it a try anyway. I sell some software online that customers pay for using a payment processing service which allows you to pay using a debit/...
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Is there a no-fee way for Americans to send electronic payments to American small businesses?

I currently have a registered business with a client that pays me every two weeks. Normally I send an invoice, and he sends a check via snail mail. We would like to move this to something online. ...
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How to send money from my Indian bank account/debit card to my PayPal account?

I have a verified PayPal account which I'm using for the last 3-4 yrs. I want to buy a book from a web site, but PayPal is the only option listed for payment. I have money in my bank account, but I ...
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Would companies pay me for some service by sending a bank transfer to me as a person?

Let's say I set up a website and contact some companies, and one of them hires my service to perform some kind of work for them. Now that they are happy with my work, they are to pay me. Do they ...
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How to invite somebody for a meal in a restaurant remotely?

My use case is the following: I know somebody who helps me a lot over the Internet. I would like to invite him for a meal to a restaurant that is local only to him. How can I manage the invitation, if ...
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What type of payment processing withdraws money from bank account whether the account has the funds or not?

Im trying to understand the terminology involved in this process. The situation im referring to is this: Some companies will charge cards, and take the money out of the account, whether your account ...
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I made a payment for Form 1040-ES via IRS.gov/payments. Do I have to fill any form in addition to that?

I made a payment for Form 1040-ES via https://www.irs.gov/payments. Do I have to fill any form in addition to that?
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When paying the 1st and 2nd quarters of estimated tax payments (Form 1040-ES) due on July 15, 2020, should I make 1 or 2 payments on irs.gov/payments?

I read on https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/estimated-taxes: First and second quarter estimated tax payments normally due April 15 and June 15 are postponed to July 15, ...
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Is it safe to sell with Zelle over a holiday

On 3 July 2020, Friday (while the US was on 4th weekend holiday) I sold a bicycle on Craigslist for $850 - a Zelle 'transfer' to my registered account with Chase bank. Today, 6 July, Monday - it ...
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How to reverse PayPal payment?

How to make a reverse on PayPal payment? I am a buyer of wonderful online goods and services, through sites like ebay. I have pay too much to my friend who sell me things and now I need to reverse the ...
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How are 3rd party services able to determine if a card is a prepaid or a credit card?

Prepaid cards typically advertise being usable anywhere that (Visa|Mastercard) is accepted, and yet I've noticed an increasing number of places online and physical which accept (Visa|Mastercard), but ...
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Double charge while paying online

Lately I've started encountering this double charge procedure on almost every online payment I do. For example, I've ordered some food from UberEats and the bill was 20,00€ (€10,00 x 2). I ...
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When can a personal maestro prepaid debit card process payments without the owner entering the PIN number?

My bank gave me a debit card I can use to run small errands, especially online. I recently started using it for paying also meals and/or drinks. I noticed that sometimes it is not necessary for the ...
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What are some drawbacks to Interac's e-transfer auto-deposit option?

As a user, what are the drawbacks for Interac e-transfer auto-deposit and what I should consider before using it?
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How can a client pay me for freelance work if I don't want him to know my name and he is uncomfortable using bitcoin?

I've been contacted on a specialized Internet forum and offered a well-paid one-off job to translate a highly specialized text, and I'm happy to accept the offer, but there's a problem: I have always ...
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Profit sharing after a property has been sold

my cousin and l jointly owned a property which we have just sold. There was an outstanding balance of 20,000 on the mortgage as at when we sold. The ownership is 50/50. Do l deduct the balance ...
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How can I stop PayPal from setting up automatic payment to vendors?

I find that often when I pay a bill with PayPal somehow the vendor is able to create an automatic payment. Then I have to go and cancel it. This is extremely annoying. How can I prevent PayPal from ...
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International online payment

Recently, I noticed my bank is applying a currency conversion fee when I am paying in some online sites. The scenario is I got to somesite.com and order a product (food/service/devilevry/whatever). ...
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Online Store is authorised but did not take the funds yet (initially deduced and then returned to my bank account)

Recently, I've done an online shopping for (~240 GBP) using my debit card (british bank). I have seen that the money has been initially deduced from my bank account, which I assumed was all fine, ...
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Why can't Bill Pay payments be scheduled with savings accounts with some banks?

Why can't Bill Pay payments be scheduled with savings accounts with some banks? For example, the Bill Pay at bank of America doesn't the users to schedule payments with saving accounts:
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I got scammed or not and what should I do?

One day a company send me email that I was selected for position of assistant in real state agent. Then filled up form and ready for 1 month paid trial. Then they send me email to contact a person via ...
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Is it safer to send credit card number via unsecured website form or by e-mail? What safer options are there?

I want to buy something from a VERY REPUTABLE Asian seller. They've got a lot of good references all over the internet. The only thing is, they are quite old-fashioned and so is their website. They ...
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PayPal wants me to "add a bank account", another funding source. Credit card isn't working. Why?

This is the second time in the last couple of weeks that I'm seeing the following error from PayPal. (Note: I've deliberately hidden the name of the merchant at the top.) "You cannot use this ...
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How do certain companies force payment withdrawal while others can’t?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask so let me know otherwise, but it seemed the most appropriate...Some subscription services (Spotify, Netflix for example) can’t process your monthly payment ...
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Why are interbank payment (settlement) systems closed for weekends and holidays?

Why are interbank payment (settlement) systems (TARGET2, for example) closed for weekends and holidays? Are they saving on the electricity of their servers or something? Or are they really checking ...
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Verified by Visa - payment site is asking for social security number

I've wanted to pay a merchant in the European Union. We've done business with that merchant for over 10 years and they are absolutely trustworthy. They handle their online credit card payment service ...
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How to split money between two devs of a Play Store app

Me and a collaborator made an android application and now want to sell it on the Play Store. We would like to know if it's possible to automatically split the money 50/50 between us in some way. As ...
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Consumer protection purchasing online course offered by USA company from another country: Which law applies?

I'm from Argentina. A big online learning platform from San Francisco offers course at a price (11 USD) in private navigation, but following the link with common navigation the price change (to 20 USD)...
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Is there such service that could transfer money from user's PayPal without I needed PayPal account [closed]

Is there such service that could transfer money from user's PayPal account dirctly to my bank account even if I don't have a PayPal account?
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Is there a way to use an ANZ Visa card overseas without a mobile phone for Verified By Visa?

I'm an Australian travelling in Asia on a budget. I've always travelled without getting local SIM cards so no phone. I rarely make purchases online. About four months ago I bought a flight online ...
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What is the safest method of receiving payment for expensive items being sold on Gumtree?

I intend to try to sell a laptop on Gumtree. Since this is my first time selling something online, my knowledge of this is near zero. I've researched the safest ways to sell items on Gumtree and I'...
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Do I have a right to cancel a purchase of foreign currency in the UK?

A few days ago I ordered 100 Euros using a travel agents website, to be picked up in their store and paid for them in GBP by debit card. I noticed just after that they aren't open on Sundays, meaning ...
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Online Shop won't deliver - What's my best choice of action? Inkasso or PayPal?

I ordered something online (~150€) from a shop that had ~30k mostly. positive reviews online. (After the fact I realized that all reviews from the last few weeks were horribly negative, though.) I ...