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#181
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Next time I donate I will donate for you. :rolleyes:

I believe if you say your in the USA paypal will work for you.

I have sent money to Iran before using this tactic.


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Next time I donate I will donate for you. :rolleyes:

I believe if you say your in the USA paypal will work for you.

I have sent money to Iran before using this tactic.

Haha thank you sir there's no need for that ;)
I'll look into it myself in a few weeks after I get past my exams.


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So what's the story with the display of the donation amount being slightly smaller than the actual donation amount?



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So what's the story with the display of the donation amount being slightly smaller than the actual donation amount?

I finally fixed it where it shows the paypal fees. Paypal takes fees out with every donation. We was under the limit of what we needed each month which caused unnecessary extra goals.


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Ah.. makes sense.  :)



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Have you considered other payment methods for donations, so you can avoid the paypal fees?  Like Venmo or Square Cash?

 

 

 

So what's the story with the display of the donation amount being slightly smaller than the actual donation amount?

I finally fixed it where it shows the paypal fees. Paypal takes fees out with every donation. We was under the limit of what we needed each month which caused unnecessary extra goals.

 



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For those that want to donate $6.66 (when using PayPal as the processor):

 

So after my initial donation this month, which I tried to have come out as $105.70 (see my profile if you want to know why)- I figured I'd back calculate and figure out how to advise people to donate $6.66 as a fun way to encourage people to make a small donation if they can-

 

So at first I calculated the "fee" off of my original donation, where the amount I donated was $105.70, but that showed as only $102.33, which gave a "fee" rate.  However using that fee rate, I calculated that it would take a donation of $6.90 to show a donation of $6.66 after the fee- but it didn't, it showed a donation of $6.40.  My guess is that the fee paypal charged was different based on the amount.

 

Using this new 'rate' I calculated what to donate to get $6.66 after fee.  After making that donation, I discovered there must be a floating point issue (due to the precision I used I guess), and I was off by one penny.

 

*** SO, if you want to donate and have it show up as a donation of $6.66, you have to donate $7.17, and after the fees are taken, on the CustomsForge page it will show a donation of $6.66.  Enjoy. ***



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This will calculate all fees: http://thefeecalculator.com/


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My way was just me having fun :)  And I was unsure if there were different PayPal fee structures for different account types, etc... ;)



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Well heck, I might as well go finish the November goal for you  :)



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