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    PayPal - Chained or Parallel Payments

    Asked by nickbh on October 13, 2015 at 06:11 PM

    Hi

    Is it possible to process payments from Jotform to PayPal as either Parallel or Chained Payments>

     

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    Parallel payments enable a sender to send a single payment to multiple receivers. For example, your application might be a shopping cart that enables a buyer to pay for items from several merchants with one payment. Your shopping cart allocates the payment to merchants that actually provided the items. PayPal then deducts money from the sender's account and deposits it in the receivers' accounts. Chained payments enable a sender to send a single payment to a primary receiver. The primary receiver keeps part of the payment and pays secondary receivers the remainder. For example, your application could be an online travel agency that handles bookings for airfare, hotel reservations, and car rentals. The sender sees only you as the primary receiver. You allocate the payment for your commission and the actual cost of services provided by other receivers. PayPal then deducts money from the sender's account and deposits it in both your account and the secondary receivers' accounts.

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on October 13, 2015 at 11:41 PM

    Unfortunately, our payment tools does not support parallel payments. It also does not support shopping cart feature. Basically the payment tools will only collect payments from your customers if you are selling products/services or subscriptions. You can also collect donations and custom payments amounts. In other words, payments from your customers will directly go through the single merchant configured on the integration wizard.

    Example for Paypal:

    If you have further questions, let us know.