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To: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Gentoo Foundation bank account
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 13:02:22 +0000
On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 05:07 -0700, Duncan wrote:
> On Sunday 03 August 2008 17:01:10 gentoo-nfp+help@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
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Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)
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