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I ask my client to send money 700$ to my PayPal account. When he send a transaction screenshot I check my mailbox and receive mail in my spam that said that my account is not a business account and I have to ask my sender to send an extra 200$ to lift the limit and convert it to a business account. Again this time I receive mail in the spam folder. in which they are saying that I have to return 200$ to the sender and send the recipient to PayPal to release money from PayPal. so my question is. is this the process to get paid credit to my account or its a scam?

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You never pay any upfront fee as a seller.

Ignore scammers that send fake Paypal emails telling you that you need to pay an upfront fee to verify/upgrade/or any other reason to 'accept' a payment.

You would certainly never have to send funds via another payment processor/bitcoins/ or tokens/vouchers of any sort.

Any fee is auto deducted by Paypal at the same instant the remainder of the payment is credited to your Paypal account balance.

No funds in your balance = you have not yet been paid, even pending/held payments will still show in your Paypal account activity.

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Kudos / Solution appreciated.
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