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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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Two banks in two countries. Is it possible to have a unique PayPal account?

I am Italian living in Sweden. I have one bank account in Italy and one in Sweden. I have recently opened a PayPal account in Sweden and I have no problems in performing purchasing in SEK, but I want ...
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how to opt for discounted rate when converting currencies in paypal?

I read http://trak.in/tags/business/2016/08/25/paypal-slashes-forex-rates-paypal-me-p2p-payments/ and specifically this part - While accepting payments, the user needs to opt for the discounted ...
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How can I let people send me money via PayPal without them seeing my PayPal account info?

Two things to start of with: one, I don't know if this is the right StackExchange website for this, and second of all, my title doesn't make much sense, so her is the concept of the question: I would ...
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Any reason to use PayPal to buy on eBay if I'm using a Virtual Credit Card Number?

Before answering this question, please assume it is a given that: I am using a virtual card number for purchases regardless of whether I go through PayPal or not. I already have a PayPal account; the ...
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A guy scammed me, but he gave me a bank account number & routing number. Can I use that to take out what he owes me?

This is a really weird situation. A guy contacted me regarding a business I have. He offered far in excess of my stated fees and even told me he could help me financially if I needed it, which I do. ...
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Canadian Citizen with Paypal Account with US funds

My sister-in-law is a Canadian Citizen. She works in the US and has a US Bank account. She also has a Paypal Account that is in US dollars. She wants to send me $20,000 via Paypal (I am a US ...
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Kickstarter refund via PayPal, scam?

Lately comments on a kickstarter project got strange: People claim to have received "refund" transfers ranging $0.99-$99 via PayPal, which they didn't request. PayPal transfers are notably revocable. ...
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how to purchase from amazon using Paypal?

I live out side united states , and have 30K $ in my Paypal account. I need to purchase from amazon.com using my Paypal account . I see that amazon.com just accept bank cards , but if i need to use ...
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Withdraw USD from PayPal without conversion to my home currency of EUR?

Is there a possibility to withdraw USD from Paypal to my EU country (our currency is EUR) without converting from USD to EUR on Paypal's side (because of Paypal's high conversion fee)? I have USD ...
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How can I link my HSBC account to PayPal in Egypt?

I have a HSBC VISA Debit card in Egypt. But I don't know how to link it with PayPal and what I need to do for that. I read that debit cards are not acceptable, but I don't know if this is true or not. ...
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Need a debit card option to replace a PayPal student debit card

I currently use a PayPal student debit card account to send money to my dad but I got a notice yesterday that PayPal is closing all of the student debit accounts. My dad is utterly hopeless with ...
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If I want to buy from a merchant that uses PayPal, do I have to create a PayPal business account?

My company need to by something online. My company does not have a credit nor debit card and I don't plan to get one at the moment because the business is very small. The merchant I was planning on ...
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Stop PayPal from setting up automatic payments [duplicate]

Often when I want to pay a bill using PayPal it automatically sets up future payments which I rarely want to do. Here is what the payment screen looks like (some personal information has been whited ...
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Does PayPal reveal your bank account and debit (credit) card details?

I recently joined this microwork website Clickworker, I'll get paid via PayPal so they asked me to add my PayPal account, that is, the e-mail account linked to my PayPal account. I don't have a PayPal ...
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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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How can I send money on Paypal without revealing my real name or address?

I have not used Paypal before; however, I need to use it to send money now. I have heard that Paypal shows your real name and address when you send money. How can I stop that, so that I can send ...
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Can I send money from my VCC to PayPal?

I don't have a bank account due to several (personal) reasons, and I can't open one, but in some way (with help of my mobile service provider) I can have as many Virtual Credit Cards as I want. Those ...
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Credit card OTP mechanism

When I purchase anything online, after adding my credit card info, all the payment gateways will forward to a Ui to enter the OTP which I will receive as SMS. This gives me a confident that in order ...
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Is it possible to send money from India to USA using Paypal?

I want to send $500 to a friend based in USA. But after searching on internet I was able to find that we could not send money to USA but on some websites I found we could send the money. Does anybody ...
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Getting around paypal's repeated charges

Does anyone know of a bank that will decline (not overdraft) on electronic charges? Paypal keeps bouncing off my bank account after they screwed up and double charged me. I'm in the process of ...
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Calculating balance with my downloaded PayPal transaction history

PayPal lets you download every transaction in your account, since the account was opened, to a CSV file for you process as you wish. I wish to determine the actual account balance. I have imported ...
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can you see the name of the person who purchased with the credit card online?

if you order something online via PayPal, can the person see the name of the person who purchased it on their credit card?
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Do I need a W-8BEN if I pay non-US citizens via PayPal?

I am getting most of my information from this page: http://www.kahnlitwin.com/blogs/tax-blog/form-1099-requirements-for-foreign-workers I pay both US citizens and non-US citizens as independent ...
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Sending Euro using USD paypal account that is funded via EUR CC/bank account

The title says it all. I want to send money to a seller in Europe, naturally he billed me in EUR, and I have a EUR credit card connected to Paypal account. However my Paypal itself is in USD. What ...
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What can happen if I do not pay $735 for my negative balance to PayPal?

I have a negative balance of -$735 on my PayPal account. What can happen if I do not pay $735 for my negative balance to PayPal? Please suggest me that PayPal can take any legal action to me. I am ...
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Transfer from Paypal account to NRE account in ICICI Bank

I am a Indian national and currently an NRI in another country. I have created a paypal account, added my PAN details and put in the details of my NRE account. But the transfer did not happen and I ...
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What is “eCheck”, exactly?

In the US, PayPal offers three way of linking a bank account with a PayPal account: eCheck, ACH, and Debit Card. When payments are sent using the Debit Card method, a fee is applied because of the ...
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Best way to make this transaction?

I have to pay through a bank transfer or physical money to third party, and I have my money like this: Paypal account Payoneer account. For what I understand, I can't wire transfer from neither of ...
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How can I send money to someone from India to Pakistan?

I've one friend in Pakistan who did freelance work on a website project. So, I have to pay him for it. But unable to find any gateway.
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How to transfer money from a paysafe card to Paypal or debit cards

The question is pretty straightforward but I'll put some background to it: I got a paysafecard to make a purchase from an online site that no longer supports this way of payment. I'd like to transfer ...
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Money transfer from Paypal to my blocked VISA card? Will I get the money?

I made a withdrawal from my Paypal account to my VISA card. This VISA card is linked to my bank account and it usually takes about 7 days for money to arrive. This time my bank blocked my VISA next ...
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Can I receive a small amount of money (<5$) without pan card on PayPal in India?

I am from India. I have a PayPal account with verified phone no. and email, but I don't have pan card / debit / credit card. So if someone sends money , can I receive that money without them? I don't ...
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How to check the paypal's current exchange rate?

I have paypal account. My base currency is AUD. I want to check the conversion rate for buying a stuff in USD. When I go to payment step they show the actual USD amount and actual AUD that will be ...
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Why link both a bank account and a bank card to a PayPal account?

I currently have both my bank account and the Mastercard bank card linked to my PayPal account. I was wondering what is the point of having both, and what'll happen if I remove the Mastercard option: ...
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Why does PayPal rely on bank card to send money to friend instead of using my bank account?

My PayPal account is linked to my bank account and the Mastercard that's linked to it. Both are verified and work fine when I use PayPal to purchase goods from the Net. Last night, I wanted to pay ...
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Online accounting with Stripe/PayPal transactions

I have a small solo business where I sell services on a website. I probably have about 100 small transactions per month and people pay me with PayPal or Stripe. I have been doing accounting in an ...
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how to show income from paypal as export income

I am selling herbal products from India to US on eBay and receive money via paypal. My CA said I am exporting goods so I'll get rebate in tax. When I told him I get money via Paypal he said it is not ...
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What legal action can Paypal take against me if I don't pay them and I have a negative balance?

I received $500 using Paypal service from a customer for services (not a product). Paypal held my money for 21 days. The customer called their bank and stated that it was an unauthorized payment. ...
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Paypal Chargeback

I have started a software consultancy, I plan to get money from customer in US using paypal to me in India. If the customer has a dispute and I don't agree to refund back. Can paypal get money from ...
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how to withdraw Paypal USD in the United States when I'm on holiday

I've some US dollars in my Irish Paypal account that I want to withdraw when I visit New York on a tourist visa in a month. Is there anyway I can do it direct from Paypal to dollars over there and ...
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Is it possible to transfer money from paypal to any master card?

One of my client offers me to pay through paypal , but paypal is not supported in our country . I have a master card which is provided by payoneer . Is it possible to transfer fund from paypal to my ...
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What happens to my restricted stock in the eBay & PayPal spin-off?

Currently I hold vested restricted stock units in eBay. According to the media, after the spin-off, eBay shareholders will receive a PayPal stock for each eBay stock they own. Does this applies to ...
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Accepting personal “donations” (not as a non-profit)

I develop software and games, some of my users have said they would be interested in supporting me, even though what I make is free. It seems to be that the PayPal donate button is reserved for ...
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Is it wise to use a PayPal account for donations larger than $1 million/month? [closed]

If I am about to receive multiple $5 donations that would sum up to over a million dollars per month, would it be wise to use a PayPal account? I can't confirm my nonprofit 501(c)(3) status and I don'...
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Can I receive and spend money on PayPal without linking it to my bank account?

Two questions: Can I create a PayPal account and receive €200 (or a similar amount) without adding a bank account, credit card, or anything but my email address? Can I then use that money to buy on ...
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Sending money from India to US - What are the PayPal charges that apply

I have a PayPal account in India. And due to our banking regulations we cannot use PayPal for personal payments. I need to send some money over to a PayPal account in the US, and I have been asked to ...
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Can't pay with PayPal balance, only shows credit card to pay with

I have about $460 USD in my PayPal balance, and my account is verified. I tried to order a flight for about $400, but the only option PayPal provided is to pay from credit card. I called the flight ...
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Is chargeback possible with Paypal transactions, if no receipt of products/services?

Someone sent me several hundred U.S. dollars Paypal for in exchange for services. This was a verbal agreement, and there was no receipt. I have decided not to fulfill my end of the agreement, but want ...
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Question about using a VISA card to withdraw money from PayPal balance

According to the following PayPal policy, https://cms.paypal.com/mz/cgi-bin/?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/RecPymt_print The only way for me to withdraw money from PayPal in my country is ...
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How can I find a checking account that allows for automated transfers of dynamic amounts?

Paypal provides a service called "auto-sweep" that allows you to regularly, automatically transfer the entire balance of your Paypal account into a linked bank account. Automated transfers of a fixed ...