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Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Artorable Apr 18, 2009.

Ebay Bans The Sale oF Ivory
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Buzz Apr 5, 2009.

 

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VinceJ replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"ebay.ca has now switched to paypal only, there goes the window of opportunity for the Canadian tire money bonanza. cheers Vince Green Spot Antiques Antiques Recyclers-Salvage Chic Green Spot LIVE SHOPPING-Ning Active member of the Antiques, Vintage…"
May 1, 2009
vintage_gal Colleen replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"No Oralei, it doesn't seem fair. Now if you are an incorporated biz and have a tax stamp, (depending on your state laws) then you would only pay taxes once, but without it and since these are things you already own..well... and of course you…"
Apr 17, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Bans The Sale oF Ivory
"And as it relates to vintage/antique items, where the animals are long dead, what are they protecting? I'm telling ya', these folks at eBay must sit around in big think-tank sessions, the focus of which is, "What else can we do to…"
Apr 5, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"As of 2011 PayPal will be reporting activity to the IRS? Is that right?"
Apr 5, 2009
CarriersCozyCottage replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Bans The Sale oF Ivory
"It seems like Ivory has become the New "Hands OFF " Item. Though I found somewhere else to sell what I believed to be a Carved Ivory Bracelet(Not plastic), and because of my lack of experience being able to tell if it were bone or true…"
Apr 5, 2009
CarriersCozyCottage replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"I used to sell on Ebay a lot, until all the changes. Beginning with the No Neg Feedback Policy kicked in. Of course I am stubborn ,and I sold something that had full description in title and in the listing that the item was what we call a…"
Apr 5, 2009
VinceJ replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"Canadian tire Corp, large canadian hardware/auto corp with a glorious history. look them up, some of their older issue funny money is actually collectible now, we've sold many. perhaps I can get some ebayer to pay me with their old…"
Apr 4, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"Yeah, it's probably just a matter of time, Vince. It's seems eBay's business model is to screw up a good thing ... LOL ... and in that regard they've been quite successful. Right now they're still king of the hill, but let…"
Apr 4, 2009
VinceJ replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"I do stand corrected, Buzz. checked ebay.com, your point is true. Sorry, like many people, I consider eBay just one big monolith. So, in this case, to the true north, we are a little luckier for a little bit of time, I guess. I think it is the…"
Apr 4, 2009
vintage_gal Colleen replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"Vince, What is Canadian tire money? I need new tires, and we don't have tire money. Not the same thing? And Ebay here in the states stopped accepting anything but PayPal (for most any category I use to list in) last year - which was when I…"
Apr 4, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"I hasten to add: Since this policy went into effect well before Jan. 20 of this year, I do not blame it on Comrade Obama. "
Apr 4, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"My dear neighbor to the north, here's the reality check: I was referring to ebay.com not ebay.ca. Here in the states it's quite different. From ebay.com's "Accepted Payment Policy: Payment methods not allowed on eBay: For most…"
Apr 4, 2009
VinceJ replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"Ok, Buzz, you had me wondering. I went to eBay, and checked my listings, yup, no problem, i can still accept money orders, cashier's cheques, credit card, and paypal . I'm a small fish, no powerseller, So.. off I go to the gods at eBay…"
Apr 4, 2009
Buzz replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"I don't think this is a chicken-or-egg scenario. There FIRST has to be sellers for buyers to come. Buyers don't go wait at an empty lot and say, "Gee, I wonder when somebody is going to open a flea market here so I can buy…"
Apr 3, 2009
VinceJ replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"for us, here in Canada, google checkout is not an option... yet. as for bonanzle, they do not have shipping set up for Canada either.... yet. ebay still has it's problems with recognizing sales taxes on invoice inside of canada. it's a…"
Apr 3, 2009
Artorable replied to Antique Spider's discussion Ebay Makes IT Harder to get paid
"I recently signed up for seeauctions. My first purchase was a painting. I did not want to have to go and get a money order or write out checks.. I made sure I wouldn’t have to before bidding. I thought it would be a great way to learn about…"
Apr 3, 2009

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Ebay Closes in on their monopoly

“Cash, checks, and other non-secure methods aren't allowed for most eBay purchases, with a few exceptions.”





This is a direct quote from eBay’s payment policies. Their concern, so they say, is that too many buyers have been cheated by unscrupulous sellers. This may be so, but we think there is another reason behind this. Since eBay owns PayPal we suspect they might be driving sellers and buyers to use that form of payment so they can earn more fees.





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