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Is it possible to change name, bank, and address info on a good paypal/ebay account?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by elanmars, May 3, 2015.

  1. elanmars

    elanmars Newbie

    May 3, 2015
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    A friend of mine helped me by using her name to start a new ebay and paypal account. This included her phone number, address, and bank account. Thanks to her, I was able to build it back fast no problem, with plenty of great feedback and 100% feedback rating.

    She's a-ok for me to have this account, but she would like if I could change the address and bank information on both. Name, even better.

    Is there a way to do this without raising any flags? Could I change her name into a business name? Maybe change the phone number as well?

    Any tips, information, or help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.
  2. blt938

    blt938 BANNED BANNED

    Jan 8, 2014
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    You can change all of that information except the personal name on the account. You can always upgrade the Paypal account to a business account though, and your buyers would see the name of the business when they're sending payment. I hope that you're using your own bank account though. Otherwise taxes will get extremely complicated.

    Don't change too much information at once. Do one or two things and wait a few days before changing something else.
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  3. GrahamCrackers

    GrahamCrackers BANNED BANNED

    Mar 23, 2015
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    baby steps so their system doesn't flag you for suspicious activity.
  4. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

    Oct 10, 2011
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    For taxes, she just needs to 1099 you at the end of the year for the amount you earned. I did something similar to this, and it's fine.
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