Paypal question

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  1. Aijelsop
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    Say I were to add a donate link (from paypal) to my website.

    Bob comes and donates $20.

    Will that be added to my paypal account? How does it work? So if I want to go to amazon and but a $20 product and use my paypal it will be taken from that $20 I got from Bob, which was on my paypal account?
     
  2. Originality

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    It goes directly into your PayPal account. IIRC, you need to tie your PayPal account to a bank account first to be able to convert that "credit" into cash.
     
  3. mysticwaterfall

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    Actually if Bob sends you $20, you would have $19.12 put into your paypal account because thats how paypal makes money. But in any event, you could then spend that $19.12 anywhere that takes paypal, and it will just be deducted from your balance. To get it as real money though, I'm not sure about the process but I know that you can request a check from paypal and probably also do direct deposit. Even though I think they charge you for that.
     
  4. Jamstruth

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    I'm sure you'll be charged by Paypal a bit. So its more like...
    Bob donates $20, you are charged $1 for the transaction so $19 is creditted the account. You can use this credit on any Paypal checkout (I don't think Amazon does Paypal) OR you can transfer it to any linked bank account.
     
  5. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Once your donation is credited to your Paypal account, you can either move it to your bank account or use Paypal Debit Card.
     
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    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    I believe you're charged again if you transfer funds from your Paypal balance into your bank account.
     
  7. Aijelsop
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    I don't care about the loosing a $1, but I can't get a bank account... My mom won't let me. And I'm not 18, able to get my own.

    How do I get the money without a bank acc?
     
  8. ZAFDeltaForce

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    Lol, just kidding.

    But even if you don't have a bank account, you still get credit into your Paypal. So accumulate these credits until you get a real bank account, and convert all that accumulated shit into cold hard cash.

    Doesn't sound so bad now, eh? [​IMG]
     
  9. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Nope, you are not charged for that.
     
  10. Originality

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    I imagine you would be charged slightly if you used a PayPal Debit card though at an ATM machine. But there's no reason to charge people for transferring credit to a bank account.