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select SUM(paymentfee) from payments where  
(
(type='Paypal' and 'confirmation'!='' and resultcode!='Denied' and resultcode!='unconfirmed')
or
(type!='Paypal')
)


Msg 8117, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Operand data type varchar is invalid for sum operator.
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select Sum(Cast(paymentfee As Decimal(10,2)))
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