At 13:22 -0500 3/1/09, Thomas Dalton wrote: > > Direct debits certainly aren't free, though the majority of the costs >> are set-up and annual ones, rather than proportional to the level of >> donations, so once we're larger it will be relatively cheaper. However >> it's by the by at the moment since the Co-Op require you to have had >> an account with them for a year before they'll let you set-up direct >> debits (out of other people's accounts). > >And other banks have similar rules, I believe. You need to prove you >are trustworthy before you can start taking money out of people's >accounts.
Standing orders work well for regular giving and membership fees, since the amounts do not need to vary. Gordo -- "Think Feynman"///////// http://pobox.com/~gordo/ gordon.j...@pobox.com/// _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l