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Paypal transactions with $180M sales tax

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Andy.N, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Was downloading and importing some old Paypal transactions and I found a few weird transactions where the sales tax is millions or billions dollars. It does not affect the total but it's very strange nonetheless.

    Anyone has any idea what was going on?
    Btw, the transactions were over 10 years ago.

    Transaction Details   PayPal.png
     
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  2. wickedstangs

    wickedstangs Well-Known Member

  3. Dinh Thanh

    Dinh Thanh Well-Known Member

  4. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    I got quite a few of these. Some years, it adds up to 34B. That's billion ;)
    Maybe this is some twisted way to launder money?
     
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  5. Bram

    Bram Well-Known Member

    See you in court soon :ROFLMAO:

    Jake will setup a thread to follow your case!
     
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  6. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    !yay for undocumented adjustments!
     
  7. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I think the taxman might be knocking at your door soon....
     
  8. p4guru

    p4guru Well-Known Member

    :eek: :LOL: Government is desperate for $$$ these days :D
     
  9. MikeMpls

    MikeMpls Well-Known Member

    That's hardly what I would call progressive taxation.
     
  10. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    If the tax was going to be that much you shouldn't have bought the camera. IMO.
     
  11. AdamD

    AdamD Well-Known Member

    I agree with Digital Doctor, I think that's a tad excessive for a camera.
     
  12. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

  13. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    As I mentioned in OP, the transaction was in 2000-2001 and it wasn't there when I paid. After all, I paid the total which tax wasn't included.
    I think there is some issue with Paypal data that translate some data into that sale tax field. It's just weird and cause the data import/export to mess up with my financial software.
     
  14. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    Don't worry, they're just adjusting for inflation...

    In the year 3000
     
  15. Aarmin

    Aarmin Active Member

    Oh dear

    Sometimes they don't alert you of mistakes for a few years, and then you wind up paying interest and penalties that have accrued for all those 12 years of deferred tax payments.

    I'm sorry to say
     
  16. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    Why not contact them? I would have been on the phone the same day.
     

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