Russavia (and everyone), I've asked about, and from I can find the WMF has contracted out collection of BPay payments to a third party merchant (an Australian business). This has been the case since the first fundraiser that WMAU was not involved in payment processing (2011 I think).
Regards, Charles / User:Chuq Wikimedia Australia On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Russavia <russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com> wrote: > Lisa, > > Thanks for your reply and clarification. > > When one clicks on the fundraising banner from the UK, they get taken > to this site. As you can see there is no prominent link about gift > aid on that page. There is, however, a link at the bottom under "Tax > deductibility information" which takes you here. > > It will certainly be interesting to see the figures in February which > you said you'd provide, so that we can see for ourselves just how the > figures from the UK compare to previous years when the gift aid was > obviously more prominent (from what I am lead to understand). > > Another interesting thing I noticed. When you go the landing page for > Australia, I see the option there to pay via BPay. And sure > enough, the Wikimedia Foundation has a BPay biller code. Most > Australians would be familiar with BPay, so it's a great feature to > have. But, upon looking at their FAQs it states: > > "Can an overseas business become a BPAY biller? > > Unfortunately, if your business is based overseas you can’t become a > BPAY biller. BPAY is only available for businesses in Australia." > > How exactly is the WMF utilising BPay here in Australia? It's not > registered in Australia. > > More info on that would be awesome. Sorry if it's been answered before. > > Cheers, > > Russavia > >  > https://donate.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:FundraiserLandingPage&country=GB&uselang=en&utm_medium=sidebar&utm_source=donate&utm_campaign=C13_en.wikipedia.org >  > https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Tax_Deductibility/en#United_Kingdom >  > https://donate.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:FundraiserLandingPage&country=AU&uselang=en&utm_medium=sidebar&utm_source=donate&utm_campaign=C13_en.wikipedia.org >  http://www.bpay.com.au/ >  > http://www.bpay.com.au/Personal/Find-Biller-Codes-or-Financial-Institutions.aspx?find=373456 >  > http://www.bpay.com.au/Business/Small-Medium-Business/Help/BPAY-Services-FAQs.aspx#faq-question-790 >  http://abr.business.gov.au/SearchByNameAll.aspx?SearchText=wikimedia > > > On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 5:08 AM, Lisa Gruwell <lgruw...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > > > > Hi Russavia- > > > > Thanks for clarification. There is a lot of room for confusion here and > I sure I have not been as clear when talking about this as I needed to be. > Here are the details: The pricing structure is based on cumulative > donations. We paid 20% on the first £100 in donations (which was covered > with our very first donation), 10% on the next £9899, and 1% on every > donation after that – which is the fee assessed on any donation made during > this December campaign that requests Gift Aid. We will share the totals > after we receive our quarterly statement toward the end of February. Sorry > for the confusion. > > > > Thank you, > > Lisa > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>