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Thu May 25 2017 12:02:15

Is This PayPal Glitch Something to Worry About?

By: Reader

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Dear Ina,
Not sure how wide spread this is. I reported it to PayPal and it is still happening today. 

On the PayPal transaction details page, it breaks down the purchase amount, sales tax (7.5%), Shipping etc. We are seeing something very odd. On a few orders that we have noticed this on, one time it will say 9%, hit refresh and it says 7.13%, another time 6%, and refresh again and get 7.5%, (7.5 is what our eBay and PayPal accounts are set up for.) 

I will note that only the text of the percentage changes, not the actual sales tax amount collected. That collected amount stays the same, it is only the Details column that changes. Screenshots available. 

Not sure if this is something to take serious or not, seeing it appears to be collecting the proper tax amount. I just wonder if it could cause issues if ever audited or cause bookkeeping issues etc? 

And even if it does not cause issues, why not just fix it?
J.




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by: FeelingFroggy This user has validated their user name.

Thu May 25 13:38:46 2017

I would think that when any place that has your money, it would be something to worry about.

Would you continue to drive your car if the red check engine light was on.

Is This PayPal Glitch Something to Worry About?   Is This PayPal Glitch Something to Worry About?

by: maxmad This user has validated their user name.

Thu May 25 15:20:41 2017

We noticed this yesterday while making a shipping label, the price was really high from what we would normally pay, we refreshed / recalculated and the price changed, about $40 less.



Something really strange is going on over there,

Yes, absolutely,very worrisome,

 



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