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eBay - paypal tax ID help please me

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by mmasjer, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    I'm an international student, i'm living in the US (State: IL). I've sold over 200 items on Ebay but cheap price, so Paypal ask me for TAX id, but i don't have it. So what should i do now ? :( plz help me, sometimes i made a website and my customer pay me by Paypal too :(
     
  2. jmt123

    jmt123 Regular Member

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    You could make a new account and sell on that one (make sure all information is different), or wait until next year when your account will be usable again.
     
  3. Magic5

    Magic5 BANNED BANNED

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    Your going to have to make a new account pretty sure you cant fake that.
     
  4. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    one way to avoid it would be to set up a LLC/corporation had provide EIN for that entity instead of SS#.
     
  5. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    Can you show me how i can make that ? thanks
     
  6. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    just open another paypal is right ? i'll rent a new house soon :(
    Ay ideas to get Tax number ? or can i submit SSN of another one ? i can buy some ssn number from hacker
     
  7. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    Do your research but...

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    [h=3]Can I own / participate in the ownership of a corporation if I am not a US citizen?[/h] Generally, there are no restrictions on foreign ownership of a company formed in the United States. The procedure for a foreign citizen to form a company in the United States is the same as for a US resident. It is not necessary to be a US citizen or to have a green card to own a corporation or limited liability company formed in the United States."
     
  8. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    NO, do NOT produce a false SS# when asked to produce one, because that is a crime and can get you hit with identity theft charges.
     
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  9. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    i think my paypal account after get notificate about TAX ID but i think it still can receive money from buyer :)
    how about if i don't withdraw it to my bank account and use money on paypal to buy somethings on ebay or somewhere it is okay ?
     
  10. cantonman

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    If I'm not mistaken, you could also use a SS# and I don't think Paypal does any verification of the number, they just want it for their records, so you could easily make one up. There has been quite a bit written about the fake one Obama supposedly used 042-68-4425 or a version thereof!

    WSL
     
  11. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    NO, DO NOT DO THIS. SS#'s aren't random. The first five numbers denote the year and the location that the SS# was issued. If they send you a 1099 form sooner or later IRS will nose around and ask why there is no tax return matching the SS# on 1099. Providing false SS# may work in the short run, but you are risking a LOT.
     
  12. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    The $20K limit is money that comes in to your account. Spending it doesn't mean that they still won't ask for SS# once you hit $20K coming into your paypal.
     
  13. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    can i make a new paypal account and add it to current ebay account ?
     
  14. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    No, that doesn't work. You have to make a new everything.
     
  15. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    oh my goodness :( build again :(( my account still 46 feedback now :(
     
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    Your not required to give tax id as soon as you list 200 items, its 200 items AND $20k


    Sometimes they ask for it earlier but dont require it, but sometimes you can get limited if you don't provide it
     
  17. mmasjer

    mmasjer Newbie

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    Yes, i see i can receive payment now, even i can do anything that's like alert me, did they count item i've refunded ? i don't know how much item i've sold but i know it's not over $20k.
    I saw they require me tax id but they don't set limit me anything