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Should I get PO Box?

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Cloudbacklinks, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Cloudbacklinks

    Cloudbacklinks Regular Member

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    Been thinking about getting a PO box so all my earnings get sent there. I may be moving around a lot, so
    that is why I am considering getting one instead of changing account information 24/7 on affiliate sites.

    Anyone know if this is a good idea, and the lowest cost associated with this setup?
     
  2. davjav

    davjav Newbie

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    Instead of getting a PO box, you could alternatively get a private mailbox from somewhere like your local UPS store. The advantage of this over getting a PO box is you actually have a street address, which looks much more legitimate and allows you to get packages from non-USPS shipping services. I pay about $25 a month for mine. I'm not sure how much a PO box costs, but I'm assuming it's a bit cheaper.
     
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    NomenEst Newbie

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    This is relevant to my interests.
     
  4. Moneyman94

    Moneyman94 Junior Member

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    You could hiring a resident agent in the state you have your business. They would forward your mail to where ever you want with just a phone call. My po box is $100 a year. UPS $300, a resident agent should be less than ups (if it is $25 a month, I dont use them).
     
  5. jimbo13

    jimbo13 Newbie

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    Why would your earnings go to a PO Box? You get paid by cheque? (check if you're American)

    Anyway, my advice is to have a proper address from a Virtual Office provider who can forward mail internationally to you and you do all your banking online.

    PO Box looks a bit dodgy if you are not a well known large company.

    Dan
     
  6. mgrohan

    mgrohan Newbie

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    I have a PO Box costs around 80$USD a year. Great for privacy as i don't need to use my home address. Definitely recommend.
     
  7. unclemike

    unclemike BANNED BANNED

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    I would go with a UPS box to since it looks more legitimate with companies sending you money.

    Cheers
    Mike
     
  8. Moriarty79

    Moriarty79 Junior Member

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    I used to use a Mail Boxes Etc address years ago before I had a real office. I was quite happy with the service. I think they are owned by UPS.
     
  9. Cloudbacklinks

    Cloudbacklinks Regular Member

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    This is actually pretty smart, didnt know that you could rent a private mailbox!

    Thanks man I think this is so much better than PO box.

     
  10. TFGreen

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    What about Direct Deposit for your earnings? That way, you only need to change your address at the bank.

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