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Paypal Business Account

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MakavelliD, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. MakavelliD

    MakavelliD Regular Member

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    Now that I have passed the human verification and successfully registered on this fantastic forum.... I am wondering if somebody has an idea about the paypal verification.

    Basically I set up a paypal business account, although I don't actually have a business.
    Because I want to sell online and want checkout to appear professional for customers.

    Now I see there are limits on the money I can receive... so I must verify the account type

    1. Individual consumer
    2. sole proprietor
    3. Other business

    ok I don't have any business details so I want to select individual and send my passport copy to lift the limits.
    Bear in mind my paypal account is already a business paypal account.

    Just wondering does anybody have experience of selecting individual and using the account to sell online?
    At the end of the day all I want is a professional way for people to pay me... I don't want them to click checkout and suddenly see they are sending money to johnny wang.

    Any ideas on this or better suggestions?
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Shellback

    Shellback Newbie

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    Just choose sole proprietor and then use your personal information for the business info too. That works and not every business is large. You are not even required to have a business license to make a business PayPal. Make sure you have a tax ID though.