Filter Dataset by Paid Plan Start Date...

I want to filter what is shown in the repeaters on a page based on the member’s paid subscription start date being greater than or equal to the paidMonth date field in the dataset record. I have searched and searched and cannot seem to find anything that works. This is one of the pieces of code I have tried. I have verified that ‘paidMonth’ is the field key of the field in the dataset. What am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance for your help.

import wixUsers from ‘wix-users’ ;
import wixData from ‘wix-data’ ;

$w . onReady ( function () {

$w ( '#listRepeater' ). collapse ();  //collapse repeater until filter is complete 

**if**  ( wixUsers . currentUser . loggedIn ) { 
    **if**  ( wixUsers . currentUser . getPricingPlans ) { 
        wixUsers . currentUser . getPricingPlans () 
            . then (( pricingPlans ) => { 
                **let**  firstPlan  =  pricingPlans [ 0 ]; 
                **let**  startDate  =  firstPlan . startDate 

                $w ( '#dataset1' ). setFilter ( wixData . filter () 
                    . ge ( 'paidMonth' ,  startDate )) 
            }); 

        $w ( '#listRepeater' ). expand ();  //expand repeater 
    } 
} 

});

Anyone? Please.