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We received payment from a customer but used paypal to process so we had to pay a fee. The fee is taken from the customer payment so when we transfer the amount to our bank account, it comes up short. My question is how to account for this for AR and bank recon purposes. Thanks!
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Lev
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These fees charged by PayPal are deducted as any other business expenses.

If for instance - you are filing schedule C to report your business income and deduction

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040sc.pdf

- that fee is reported on line 10 Commissions and fees

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