Gentoo Archives: gentoo-nfp

From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
Cc: gentoo-nfp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Re: Gentoo Foundation bank account
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 13:02:27
Message-Id: 1217854942.1820.339.camel@liasis.inforead.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-nfp] Re: Gentoo Foundation bank account by Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@cox.net>
On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 05:07 -0700, Duncan wrote:
> On Sunday 03 August 2008 17:01:10 gentoo-nfp+help@l.g.o wrote: > > Another option, that might be fit our role more is some direct or online > > banking. ING.com is one of the biggest ones. Capital One is another one > > but I don't care for them as a company .. personal preference. That > > would get by the problem of having to be close by. > > (Following the list via digest mode.) > > Compass Bank is another 100% online bank. I don't know a lot about them, but > do know I get a decent amount of their cards thru at work, so people use 'em. > 100% online, they sand you a card and you can do business at any ATM. They > refund ATM fees up to X dollars per transaction. > > But I've no idea on business accounts with them, and no idea if they require > direct deposit or just that you use an ATM for deposits as well. > > 100% online, tho, so there shouldn't be restrictions on locality, except that > their ATM fee refunds might not cover the full amount of non-US transactions. > > Due to the strengthened banking laws after 9/11, pretty much anything in the > US is going to require ID verification of some sort. However, I'm not > certain it would have to be all officers, and since faxed documents are held > to be legally valid in the US, I'm guessing that's how something that's 100% > online would work, fax them the IDs. It's possible they'd need notarized, > but notaries are pretty common. > > Just throwing another option out there. At least here, ask anyone to name an > online bank, and Compass is likely the name that would come up.
As a follow-up. Compass Bank does offer business checking accounts, including accounts for non-profits. And New Mexico is one of their "homes." So, thanks again. Regards, Ferris -- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)

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