Account reserves, funds and limitations

Learn about account reserves and limitations and get tips to minimise their impact on your business. 


  • ACCOUNT RESERVES, FUNDS AND LIMITATIONS

    Your account reserves questions answered

    Oct 02 2019
    Account reserves help protect you and PayPal against potential financial risk. Money held in reserve still belongs to you, but it can impact your cashflow.

  • ACCOUNT RESERVES, FUNDS AND LIMITATIONS

    Get to know PayPal account reserves

    Sep 11 2019
    An account reserve is an amount of money put on hold in your PayPal account to help cover potential financial risk, such as payment reversals you may receive through chargebacks and claims.

  • ACCOUNT RESERVES, FUNDS AND LIMITATIONS

    Getting to know PayPal account limitations.

    Aug 30 2019
    As a small business owner, processing payments, paying vendors and accessing your money for other business needs are part and parcel of your day job. Without that access, problems can occur fast and at PayPal, we’re mindful of this. We also know the importance of keeping your business, your money, your customers and everyone who uses PayPal safe. Sometimes that means account will experience limitations. Understanding what limitations are, when and why they occur, and how to resolve them can help avoid headaches down the road.

  • ACCOUNT RESERVES, FUNDS AND LIMITATIONS

    Why are your funds on hold? And what can you do about it?

    Aug 30 2019
    Most businesses will experience a time when their funds are not available to them, also known as a payment hold or pending payment. This can be stressful, especially for a small business, so we’ve pulled together some information to help you understand what’s going on if and when this happens to you.

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