Hello! Since I have received some questions about how to go about using invoices on paypal, I labelled some things from a screen cap of the pages to hopefully guide artists on how to create and send an invoice to their customers/commissioners.
I have a business account on paypal, so I apologize if some of the screenshots look different from what it looks like for a personal account. ^-^
You can hide your address under "My business information": click edit, and under Address, select "Don't show on invoice".
*note* the paypal fee is actually about 4% but I rounded it up to 5% in this guide, because sometimes the fee is a little higher if the customer is outside of your own country so rounding up helps account for those situations. Basically, the take home message is -- increase your advertised prices instead of asking your customer to pay EXTRA on top of what was advertised. It's against the PayPal TOS to make buyers top up and pay the fees as a surcharge on top of a product's price.reference>> From Section 8 of PayPal User Agreement
"For Purchase Payments, the recipient of the payment will always pay the Fee."
- The artist is the recipient of money from the customer, who is paying for the artist's services.
Also, you can choose to increase your commission prices to even numbers so they look neater and less random. (like $20 instead of $19.73)
Here's a guide to Buying Art with PayPal (paying for a service)
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