Questions tagged [paypal]

PayPal is a global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives to paying with traditional paper methods, such as checks and money orders.

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Do I have to pay GST for online micro works like surveys and providing AI training data etc.?

I got my GST number for ecommerce business last month but I haven't started selling yet and hence made no sales yet but I also do some online micro works like surveys and provide AI training data from ...
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Why would scammers use PayPal?

I've been getting tens of ads in Instagram lately, about GPUs and PCs selling at 1/10 the normal price. The method of payment from is PayPal. I am wondering how would this work in any way for the ...
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Ordered bike parts, paid with Paypal, received face masks. How do I get my money back from this scam?

My wife fell victim to a scam that she will not let go of. She was looking for a bicycle online and came across what appeared to be a legit web site. My wife assumed that it was safe to use Paypal ...
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Which purpose code should I use for PayPal

Which purpose code should I use for PayPal business account to receive a payment from small sites like "Picoworkers,Microworkers,rapidworkers" ?
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Paypal currency convertion for each transaction

I already contacted paypal so many times but their customer service is almost useless. I have an account with base currency in EUR. I receive payments both in EUR and USD. For tax purposes, I need to ...
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Can a 16-17 year old open a PayPal/Paytm/Google pay account without UPI?

I am under 18. I am from India. I do not have a bank account. I only have a phone number(not registered under my name). I also have passport, Aadhar card, etc. What are other requirements for using ...
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Link Australian and Canadian bank accounts

I used to live in Australia and still have my bank account active there Now I am in Canada and have Canadian bank account I want to add my Canadian bank to my paypal. Paypal allows to add US bank with ...
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When distributing items on a "Free, but make a Paypal donation if you wish" basis, how can I hide my street address from donors?

I am considering producing a small-circulation print-only magazine that will be distributed on a "Free, but send me a donation through Paypal if you wish" basis. The only way to make a ...
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SD wants me to purchase Prepaid card for international fees through paypal. Is this a scam? [duplicate]

A SD contacted me in regards to me becoming his SB. He wants to send a monthly allowance through Paypal but he is in Germany so Paypal is requiring a 100$ international transfer fee. He is not asking ...
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Money spreading system? Is this legal? [closed]

Is it legal to tell potential givers/donors that money sent to me is to be shared then with others? For example, an incentive to receive any money at all could be the claims that money sent is then re-...
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Give PayPal A Refillable Pool Of Money Not Linked To A Bank Account

I'd like to buy things online with PayPal without using my "regular" bank account for security reasons. Heretofore I've handled this with prepaid Visa cards, but it's getting cumbersome to ...
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Is it safe to send merchant PayPal's "Receipt for Your Payment "?

In purchasing on-line from a small store, using PayPal, the seller sent me an E-mail saying, to prevent fraud, they need me to send a screenshot of the E-mail "Receipt for Your Payment" from ...
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Paypal to Transferwise fee-free

I have a PayPal account, and want to transfer money to Transferwise. I have a borderless account in Transferwise, and my question is this: For a free transfer from PayPal to transferwise, I need to ...
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PayPal now offering some sort of crypto connection?

I just saw on an ad that PayPal now do "something" with "cryptocurrency". In spite of searching around everywhere on my PayPal account, I just cannot fathom what connection they ...
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How to classify eBay sales and PayPal income on GNUcash properly?

I tried to figure this out but can't seem to do it. Here's my thinking: income:eBay - €10 from eBay (true) Then this money goes to: bank:PayPal €9.75 expenses:PayPal fees €0.25 Then the PayPal ...
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Canadian and PayPal account linked to US bank

If a Canadian citizen has a US fund bank account in Canada, can they open a PayPal account and link the US fund bank account to it? They will not have a US address since they only have the US bank ...
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Can I Dispute Non-Received Item Even if I Used PayPal as a Guest

I purchased a Sari on Etsy in September 2020. Etsy put general note that says "please excuse, there may be delay due to COVID". I used PayPal as a guest (and I got email confirmation of my ...
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Sending money to friends via Amex with PayPal UK

With the Platinum Cashback Everyday Credit Card, there is a 5% cashback reward for the first 3 months, up to £100. As such, I'm trying to maximise my spending during this period to make the most of ...
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Does Chase UltimateRewards recognize Travel/Dining spent through PayPal?

I'm thinking of getting a Chase credit card. Chase's Ultimate Rewards boasts 2x points on travel/dining, with 1x points on all other purchases. I make most of my purchases using PayPal, so am ...
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When sending money through Paypal which details does the receiver see?

When sending money through PayPal which details of the payer, the receiver gets? and what's the way to minimize it for the minimum details?
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How can I convert a small amount of USD in my PayPal account to USD banknotes in Germany?

I have a small amount of USD (about $200) in my PayPal account, and I want to withdraw that amount and get USD banknotes. I live in Germany, and I only have bank accounts in EUR. The simple method ...
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A stranger requests to buy eBay item in installments

I have an item on sale on eBay for the relevant price of about 750€, I am having a hard time to sell that and I don't want to get rid of it for little money because of supply/demand law. A buyer with ...
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Receiving an unsolicited large amount on PayPal. Is this a scam?

I just got an email from PayPal asking me to verify my account in order to be able to receive a payment someone sent me, which exceeds European legislation maximum amount for a non-verified user. ...
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Dispute unauthorized charge on PayPal

I have an unauthorized charge for 500 dollars on my PayPal sent to a random person. I contacted PayPal about this and within 2 hours, they responded that they had thoroughly looked into the case and ...
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Every month I make money from Patreon. I want to split my income with a partner. How do I avoid paying taxes on 100% of the income?

Let me start off by saying I have no idea what I'm doing here. The context is, I am making a game, and every month I make $400 or so from Patreon (people are my patrons, and they are paying me because ...
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Paid a scammer money via PayPal. What can I do?

I’ve never had a sugar daddy before but my friend recently created an account on SeekingArrangement and met a very trustworthy guy on there and told me to try it out. And I did. We talked for a few ...
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Can i receive money on PayPal account without a linked bank account

I have a PayPal account but I'm about to be paid without a bank account linked can I receive the money and spend it
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Did I discover an easy way to make money via PayPal and cashback credit card? If so, is it legal and is the money taxable?

Here it is: I send money to a family member via PayPal using my credit card, PayPal charges a fee but the cash back I get from the PayPal transaction exceeds the PayPal fee, my family member sends me ...
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Transferring money to a PayPal account from Western Union

PayPal, or at least under my PayPal account, allows me do perform direct deposits into the said account. Basically they issued me a PayPal account number and a Wells Fargo custodial account. Is it ...
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How to get out of this nightmare situation with Paypal?

On May 31st, 2020 I got a number of notifications on my Facebook account from Paypal account stating purchases were made from my UPS account. I promptly reported this to Paypal and UPS. Both of them ...
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How a 3rd party can verify if a paypal payment went through?

I have two people disputing about a paypal payment, one says he sent the money and the other says he didn't receive. I have to judge which one is saying the truth without having access to their ...
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How to receive money on PayPal without PayPal sending a confirmation email with my name in it?

I don't want the confirmation email that the payor gets to include my name. How can I avoid that? My name and email address also show up in the email underneath the word "Merchant". Is there ...
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Can paypal transfer to bank?

When you purchase an item through PayPal that is linked to your bank account when PayPal received a refund does the refund automatically transfer from your PayPal account into your linked bank account?...
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Can a thief who acquires a credit card number trace this back to PayPal and exploit the PayPal account?

A friend reports that their credit card number was stolen and used to purchase an iPhone. They also report that nearly simultaneously, a large transfer from their bank account to their own PayPal ...
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Paypal Credit account charged and repaid by unknown party. I reported it, and PayPal sent ME a check. Do I need to do anything else?

I apparently set up a Paypal Credit account years ago (when it was called BillMeLater) and forgot about it. Last year I started receiving emails "Statement balance" and "Payment received!" Checking ...
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Sugar daddy giving his bank account info [duplicate]

Theres an app to find snapchat friends. And there is a guy wanting to be my sugar daddy. We havnt met let alone even talked. And he asks if he can trust me. And i say yes. So he gives me his bank ...
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I deposited money in my paypal on march 9th and I hasn't arrived yet. What do I do?

I have deposited some money on my PayPal Account from my Bank on march 9 th and I haven't received a confirmation yet. What are my options? I have already contacted customer service on march 15th and ...
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How can I deal with what I think is an eBay scam?

I've recently tried to sell an electronic item on eBay. I listed it is for sale in Europe. A buyer with a US address on his invoice and based in Africa seems to have somehow bought it. He then sent ...
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How can I connect my PayPal account with my Fidelity account?

How can I connect my PayPal (based in the United States) account with my Fidelity account? I don't see Fidelity amongst the bank options when trying to add a new external bank account in my PayPal ...
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How should I move funds out of my USD PayPal account to a EUR or GBP bank account?

I have about USD 6000 in a PayPal account. I want to get it out of there and into a EUR or GBP bank account, in a way that that will incur the least charges, and enjoy the most favourable exchange ...
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How limited can I make my personal information on PayPal?

I want to use my PayPal.Me to accept payments for commissions, but I do not want my full name displayed on it. Is there any way to limit what name it displays? On the PayPal.Me page, it displays my ...
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PayPal Donate button - Issues [closed]

I'm trying to implement and test the Donate Button by PayPal, and I've faced the issues with it. I'm having a Personal account as a person, not as a non-profit organization. Everything seems like ...
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Income Tax Paypal / Ebay sales (Australia) limits

Work were throwing away a bunch of boxes full of e-waste and I was able to take them for free. I have started selling the items on Ebay and getting paid through Paypal. I believe the max total ...
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Sugar daddy asked me to send $29 to his account manager's PayPal [duplicate]

This is the first time I've used a sugar daddy site and I have little idea what I'm doing. I was smart enough to set up a PayPal account so he wouldn't have any of my personal information. He set an ...
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PayPal Credit or No Credit

I wanted to make sure not to bounce checks at end of Month (Christmas time) I activated my PayPal Credit first online, then the option that said IN STORE PURCHASE. I proceeded to use, however I noted ...
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How to pay with Paypal without an account; seller gave just an email address

I want to pay for something through Paypal, but I don't want to sign up for an account. The seller gave just an email address (which I assume is associated with an account on Paypal). Is there a way ...
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What does it mean to transfer money to a debit card?

When I go to transfer money on PayPal I notice that it lists my bank as well as my debit card as options to transfer money to. They both go to the same place (my checking account) so this had me ...
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eBay buyer wants to send me $700 for shipping to Malaysia - Scam

I recently received the following email: Hello! I want to buy your 1080 ti and to be ship to my store in malaysia I will offer you the amount listed plus the shipment charges $700 all together ...
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Paypal account for people with no legal first name / surname [closed]

Anyone has any idea of how to register for Paypal account if a person has only one, single-word legal name? 1) Paypal won't allow you to leave the "First Name" or "Last Name" column blank. 2) If ...
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Income tax on paypal ( Australia )

I had some money in a foreign PayPal account which I earned before coming to Australia. Later, I moved to Australia in July 2019 as an international student. And in order to withdraw the money to my ...

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