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Old 04-14-2014, 03:52 PM
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accepting money via pay pal do or don't?

I have got a new clients and they are wanting to pay me via pay pal have you ever done this and had a good experience. Please let me know I'm not sure if I will accept it or not yet but it is a very diverse way of accepting money and it is a reputable company
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Old 04-14-2014, 03:53 PM
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You're fine
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Old 04-14-2014, 03:59 PM
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I take money via paypal all the time. There aren't any issues that I have had.
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Old 04-14-2014, 04:03 PM
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Make paying easy and accept payment in any form, as long as its safe and the fees make sense. Paypal is great.
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Old 04-14-2014, 04:46 PM
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Anyone know what the fees are w/ paypal? I was considering accepting credit cards, and an easy way to do that would be to just have clients pay VIA paypal as opposed to having a CC terminal...
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Old 04-14-2014, 07:28 PM
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You can set up a Paypal account and if you have a smart phone, download the Paypal Here app. They'll send you a credit card reader so you can accept them.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:48 PM
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I've got the Paypal card reader. It's either 3% or 3.5%.
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:52 PM
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3% off the top, takes a few days to clear and they will instantly hold the transaction with any type of complaint. I'll but with it online, but no way I'd accept it as payment. There are beter services for electronic payments
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:03 AM
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Can I assume that if you are set up to accept Paypal, they can pay using any credit card?

Or do they need to pay using a Paypal account.

Pardon my knuckle-dragger question, but I don't know much about Paypal.
I don't have a Paypal account myself, but I've made online purchases using a Visa card via a Paypal "checkout".
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:08 AM
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Can I assume that if you are set up to accept Paypal, they can pay using any credit card?

Or do they need to pay using a Paypal account.

Pardon my knuckle-dragger question, but I don't know much about Paypal.
I don't have a Paypal account myself, but I've made online purchases using a Visa card via a Paypal "checkout".
Paypal Here accepts all major credit cards. The customer doesn't need to have a Paypal account unless they want to pay directly by Paypal.
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