Anyone offer the Bill Me Later option through Paypal?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by MJK, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. MJK

    MJK LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. Impact-Vector

    Impact-Vector LawnSite Member
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    Few things I trust less than the Govt... but paypal is on that list!

    People complain, your money gets seized until a verdict is reached.. great way to have cashflow problems.

    Needless to say.. I recommend against it
     
  3. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Yea i second that, should be more like screw me later. If they cant pay now whos to say they can pay later.
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  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    What's the benefit of this for the business, I fell the customer should put it on a credit card so we can part ways. Credit card companies are in the finance business, not landscaping companies.
     
  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    Best to just accept credit cards. I'd speculate to say that this year approximately 50% of my clients have paid via credit card, which is a record high for me. Soon checks will be obsolete.

    I pay for everything with a debit card. About the only time I write a check is for the payroll.
     
  6. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Same here except payroll, I've written 2 checks in the last 5 years.
     
  7. ShorterGrass

    ShorterGrass LawnSite Member
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    I use paypal but they pay up front, and I add $5 to cover the paypal fees and the time it takes me to send an invoice. I only do it for two accounts because they travel constantly.
     

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