How to fix PayPal error 589023

September 28, 2012 in General programming

If you’re getting error 589023 If the fractional amount is rounded for currency conversion, funds could be lost when creating a PayPal Adaptive Payment, this means that the amount you requested is not rounded to the nearest cent.

Most likely you are applying some multiplier to get the amount (maybe a % fee), and you forgot to round it up. Like this:

(price * fee_multiplier).round(2)

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