How to download a custom daterange from paypal
When you want to download a custom daterange from paypal, you might think that the "reports" tab is what you're after... but you would be wrong!
What you're after is the activity tab. (currently https://www.paypal.com/businessexp/transactions)
And hit "download" straight away (currently https://business.paypal.com/merchantdata/reportHome?reportType=DLOG)
(Don't even bother entering the date range before you press download because it won't be remembered by the download page)
For "format": You'll want CSV not TSV, by the way. Because Excel.
And for a financial year you'll want, for example: 1/07/2016 - 30/06/2017
If the transaction history is big enough then they email you when it's ready and it's available from:
Previously it was: