Why can't I use my paypal balance to send money or issue a refund request?

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 Every time I try to send money from my paypal balance or issue a refund via request, I keep getting the message "Sorry we cannot complete your transaction at the moment". Please help. Customer service keeps telling me to use my bank but I can't at the moment due to a system maintenance and the other advices the customer service tells me are useless.

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Hi AnjalieF,

Thanks for contacting us and welcome to our community. You can use the PayPal balance to send money but sometimes, when there is a security check which needs a bank account or card as a backup funding source. This helps to prevent any failure transaction.

I hope this helps

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