🇬🇧 UK eBay Fee Calculator

Calculate final value fees & profit when selling on eBay.co.uk!

Up-to-date as of 03 Jan 2020

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Price charged to customer

VAT charged to customer

eBay discount
(set by conditional logic)

eBay Fee

eBay Fee in percentage

Item cost VAT

eBay VAT

PayPal Fee Formula

PayPal Transaction Fee

PayPal Fee in percentage

eBay Fee: £[field21]

Fee percentage: [field27]%

eBay Fee: £[field21 + field51]

Fee percentage: [field27]% + 20% VAT

PayPal Fee: £[field22]

Fee percentage: [field29]% + £[field34]

Total Profit: £[ field19 - field3 - field4 - field21 - field22 ]

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In GBP.

*The calculator doesn’t take into consideration final value fees of Motors and Classified Ads.

Total Profit: £[ field19 - field3 - field4 - field21 - field22 - field51 ]

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In GBP.

*The calculator doesn’t take into consideration final value fees of Motors and Classified Ads.

Total Profit: £[ field19 - field3 - field4 - field21 - field22 - field47 + field45 + field51 ]

You can claim the VAT of the item cost(+£[field45]) & eBay's fee (+£[field51])
The government takes the VAT of the sold price(-£[field47]).

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In GBP.

*The calculator doesn’t take into consideration final value fees of Motors and Classified Ads.

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United Kingdom eBay & PayPal Fees Structure

eBay’s fees are calculated based on whether you are a business or private seller. If you are a business seller, the final value fee will vary based on your listed item category, regardless of your shop type.

On top of that, eBay also rewards seller with a feature called Top Rated Seller, which provides a 10% discount off your final fee. Check out eBay website to understand the requirements.

There is a maximum final value fee cap of $250 for per item sold.

Business sellers are also charged additional 20% VAT.
If you're registered for VAT, then you can claim back the VAT of the item cost and eBay final value fee but the government will also take 20% of what you charged your customer.

For more information on eBay’s final value fees, check out their private or business seller centre.

If you’re selling a vehicle (excluding parts & accessories), please refer to eBay’s fees for Motors.
If you’re selling a service, please refer to eBay’s fees for Classified Ads.

PayPal fees is 3.4% + £0.20 2.9% + £0.30 of the total selling price. This fee is calculated based on your item selling price (including shipping). If your products typically sell less than £5, you can apply for micropayments to your PayPal account. Visit this page to learn more.

For more information on PayPal fees, check out PayPal website.

To know more about PayPal international transaction fees, check out their fee table.

eBay Final Value Fees

Private sellers

All eBay fees includes VAT for private sellers.

Shop CategoryNormal RateTop Rated Seller
All Categories10.00%9.00%

Business sellers

Business sellers are charged the same final value fee even if you have a Basic, Featured or Anchor Shop.

Shop CategoryNormal RateExceptions
Holidays & Travel6% (max. £40)N/A
Vehicle Parts & Accessories7%6% final value fee (max. £15) for:
- Tyres
- Tyres & Tubes
5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- GPS & Sat Nav
- Power Tools & Equipment
Books, Comics & Magazines | DVDs, Films & TV | Music8%N/A
Cameras & Photography8%5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- Camcorders
- Digital Cameras
- Film Photography
- Lenses & Filters
Computers, Tablets & Networking8%5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- Desktops & All-in-Ones
- Drives, Storage & Blank Media
- Enterprise Networking, Servers
- Home Networking  & Connectivity
- Tablets & eBook Readers
- Laptops & Netbooks
- Printers, Scanners & Suppliers
- Software
Mobile Phones & Communication8%5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- Home Phones & Accessories
- Mobile & Smart Phones
- PDAs
Sound & Vision8%5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- DVD, Blu-ray & Home Cinema
- Headphones
- Home Audio & HiFi Separates
- iPods & MP3 Players
- Televisions
- TV Reception & Set-Top Boxes
Video Games & Consoles8%5% final value fee (max. £20) for:
- Consoles
Antiques | Art | Baby | Coins | Collectables | Dolls & Bears | Garden & Patio | Musical Instruments | Pottery, Porcelain & Glass | Sporting Goods | Sports Memorabilia | Stamps | Toys & Games9%N/A
Health & Beauty9%10% final value fee for:
- Hair Extensions & Wigs
11% final value fee for:
- Vape Pens, E-Cigarettes & Accessories
- Vaporizers
Business, Office & Industrial | Clothes, Shoes & Accessories10%N/A
Home, Furniture & DIY10%5% final value fee (max.£20) for:
- Appliances
- DIY Tools
9% final value fee (max. £40) for:
- Furniture
- Bath
Crafts | Event Tickets | Pet Supplies | Wholesale & Job Lots | Everything Else11%N/A

PayPal Transaction Fees

Monthly SalesTransaction Fee
Up to £1,5003.4% + £0.20
£1,500.01 - £6,000.002.9% + £0.20
£6,000.01 - £15,000.002.4% + £0.20
£15,000.01 - £55,000.001.9% + £0.20
Normal PayPal2.9% + £0.30
Micropayments Discounts (for transactions typically average less than £5)5% + £0.05

FAQs

How much are fees on eBay?

For private sellers, the final value fee is 10% of the total sold price including shipping. For business sellers, eBay takes 6-11% + 20% VAT depending on the shop category. The maximum cap for each item sold is $250.

What percentage does eBay take UK?

The final value fee for private sellers is 10% and it is 6-11% + 20% VAT for business sellers depending on the item category. There is a maximum final value fee cap of $250 for per item sold.

How do I calculate eBay and PayPal fees?

For private sellers, eBay final value fee is 10% for any item category and PayPal charges 2.9% + £0.30. It's 12.9% + £0.30 for private sellers. For business sellers, eBay final value fee starts from 6% + 20% VAT and PayPal takes 2.9% + £0.30. In total, it's (6% + (6% * 1.2)) + 2.9% + £0.30.

How are eBay final value fees calculated?

For private sellers, eBay final value fee is 10% for any item category. For business sellers, eBay final value fee starts from 6% + 20% VAT. In total, it's (6% + (6% * 1.2)). The maximum cap for each item sold is $250.

What are eBay and PayPal fees?

For private sellers, eBay final value fee is 10% for any item category and PayPal charges 2.9% + £0.30. It's 12.9% + £0.30 for private sellers. For business sellers, eBay charge VAT so the final value fee starts from 6% + 20% VAT and PayPal takes 2.9% + £0.30. In total, it's (6% + (6% * 1.2)) + 2.9% + £0.30.

How much are eBay seller fees 2020?

Let's imagine an item listed in the baby category is sold for £100. For private sellers, eBay final value fee is £10 (10%) and PayPal merchant fee is £3.20 (2.9% + £0.30). For business sellers, eBay final value fee is £10.80 (9% + 20% VAT) and PayPal merchant fee is £3.20 (2.9% + £0.30). The final value fee varies for different item category.