If you send money using your PayPal funds, PayPal Cash, or a bank account linked to PayPal, the fee is waived. On the other hand, if you make a payment using your debit or credit card, or PayPal Credit, you have to pay a fee of 2.9% + a fixed fee, depending on the currency.
Why is PayPal charging me a fee when someone sends me money?
To stay in business, the company needs to make some form of income off of its services. To do this, PayPal charges a fee for most transactions that go through its system. And in most cases, these fees are charged to the person or company receiving the money.
What happens when someone sends me money on PayPal?
When someone sends you money, you’ll receive a notification via email and/or the PayPal app. The money is deposited into your PayPal account. You can keep the money in your PayPal account to apply it toward future transactions or transfer it to your bank account.
How do I claim money someone sent me on PayPal?
Receiving money through PayPal is as easy as having an email address. When someone sends you a payment, you get an email from PayPal notifying you of the transaction. The money is automatically credited to your available PayPal balance.