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 Author: jimontrack View Messages Posted By jimontrack
 Posted: Jun 15, 2022 08:47
 Subject: The I owe you option
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jimontrack (375)

Location:  Australia, Victoria
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Feb 22, 2008 Contact Member Buyer
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WHAT I AM SEEKING

I want something like a coupon, except, where I the buyer, offer to pay for something
the next time I place and order with that store.


THE PROBLEM
Of the 30x orders I have placed in the previous months, I have had a funny thing
happen in one of them.

I was sent some extras, and all by mistake by the seller. They where not even
meant to be getting sent out that day, yet, here they are.

Naturally, I want to make it good with the seller, by either returning, or paying
for the items of which they sent by mistake.

As I aim to purchase more from that store in say a few weeks, perhaps a month
or two, it makes prudent sense for me to postpone this payment, until such time
as when I make the payment for that future order.

As I said, I have placed 30x orders in the last month or two, it is hard for
me to keep track, and, often forget totally too. What I may dub as a counter-coupon,
is seen by me as the perfect solution to this problem.
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Jun 15, 2022 11:13
 Subject: Re: The I owe you option
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 Topic: Suggestions
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yorbrick (979)

Location:  United Kingdom, England
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Apr 11, 2011 Contact Member Seller
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Store: Yorbricks
In Suggestions, jimontrack writes:
  WHAT I AM SEEKING

I want something like a coupon, except, where I the buyer, offer to pay for something
the next time I place and order with that store.


THE PROBLEM
Of the 30x orders I have placed in the previous months, I have had a funny thing
happen in one of them.

I was sent some extras, and all by mistake by the seller. They where not even
meant to be getting sent out that day, yet, here they are.

Naturally, I want to make it good with the seller, by either returning, or paying
for the items of which they sent by mistake.

As I aim to purchase more from that store in say a few weeks, perhaps a month
or two, it makes prudent sense for me to postpone this payment, until such time
as when I make the payment for that future order.

As I said, I have placed 30x orders in the last month or two, it is hard for
me to keep track, and, often forget totally too. What I may dub as a counter-coupon,
is seen by me as the perfect solution to this problem.

If the seller has made an error then currently you can return them (ideally at
the seller's expense), the seller can let you keep them for free, or you
can even pay the seller if you want to keep them (although this means no tax
is paid). If you really want to keep them and pay the seller for them, why not
just pay him when you notice?

If you were to pay through an anti-coupon, then tax / VAT would need to be added
since the payment is for a transaction going through BL. Similarly BL fees should
also be applied, but BL has no record of the contents of the transaction taking
place since no items are bought. They can add their fee to the anti-coupon but
not record the parts' sales.

Probably the cleanest way of resolving it if you want to do it all legitimately
is that you buy the items from the seller's store, pay zero postage or handling
fees, but do pay for the items and any taxes due.

It would make accounting difficult as well, if a seller doesn't know if and
when you are going to place another order. Especially concerning missing stock
write-offs, tax and whether it is paid in the same tax year or not.
 Author: jimontrack View Messages Posted By jimontrack
 Posted: Jun 15, 2022 23:39
 Subject: Re: The I owe you option
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jimontrack (375)

Location:  Australia, Victoria
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Feb 22, 2008 Contact Member Buyer
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, jimontrack writes:
  WHAT I AM SEEKING

I want something like a coupon, except, where I the buyer, offer to pay for something
the next time I place and order with that store.


THE PROBLEM
Of the 30x orders I have placed in the previous months, I have had a funny thing
happen in one of them.

I was sent some extras, and all by mistake by the seller. They where not even
meant to be getting sent out that day, yet, here they are.

Naturally, I want to make it good with the seller, by either returning, or paying
for the items of which they sent by mistake.

As I aim to purchase more from that store in say a few weeks, perhaps a month
or two, it makes prudent sense for me to postpone this payment, until such time
as when I make the payment for that future order.

As I said, I have placed 30x orders in the last month or two, it is hard for
me to keep track, and, often forget totally too. What I may dub as a counter-coupon,
is seen by me as the perfect solution to this problem.

If the seller has made an error then currently you can return them (ideally at
the seller's expense), the seller can let you keep them for free, or you
can even pay the seller if you want to keep them (although this means no tax
is paid). If you really want to keep them and pay the seller for them, why not
just pay him when you notice?

If you were to pay through an anti-coupon, then tax / VAT would need to be added
since the payment is for a transaction going through BL. Similarly BL fees should
also be applied, but BL has no record of the contents of the transaction taking
place since no items are bought. They can add their fee to the anti-coupon but
not record the parts' sales.

Probably the cleanest way of resolving it if you want to do it all legitimately
is that you buy the items from the seller's store, pay zero postage or handling
fees, but do pay for the items and any taxes due.

It would make accounting difficult as well, if a seller doesn't know if and
when you are going to place another order. Especially concerning missing stock
write-offs, tax and whether it is paid in the same tax year or not.

What would happen now, when there is a missing part?

If I was to send payment now, anything less than having that paypal link is just
not worth the bother.

And, payment systems like PayPal, charge a different % based on how much the
transaction is worth. By me sending this payment with the total sum of another
order, when the missing part may be less than $1 or 1 pound, you do the maths
here.
 Author: Nubs_Select View Messages Posted By Nubs_Select
 Posted: Jun 16, 2022 00:19
 Subject: Re: The I owe you option
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Nubs_Select (2491)

Location:  Canada, Ontario
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Mar 15, 2016 Contact Member Seller
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Store: Nub's Select
  And, payment systems like PayPal, charge a different % based on how much the
transaction is worth.

Since when? They charge a flat rate fee plus a flat rate percent no matter the
cost. (I haven’t checked recently but I think it’s like .50 plus 3.49% for normal
account and a bit different for micropayment accounts)
If a seller accidentally send you a few parts extra that are not worth even $1
I would just notify the seller about the error so they can correct their inventory
but I don’t think the seller will ask you for the parts back or for payment for
the items. And if it’s a higher dollar amount the seller will either offer to
pay for it’s return or let you keep it unless you offer to buy it then the seller
might work something out.
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Jun 16, 2022 02:50
 Subject: Re: The I owe you option
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yorbrick (979)

Location:  United Kingdom, England
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Store: Yorbricks
  
What would happen now, when there is a missing part?

If I was to send payment now, anything less than having that paypal link is just
not worth the bother.

And, payment systems like PayPal, charge a different % based on how much the
transaction is worth. By me sending this payment with the total sum of another
order, when the missing part may be less than $1 or 1 pound, you do the maths
here.

I'm not sure what maths you want me to do. If the seller has shorted the
buyer, then at minimum they should refund the buyer for the missing parts. If
the seller has included extra parts, the buyer should be under no obligation
to pay for them or pay to return them.