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This call retrieves the current sales-tax table entry for a specific tax jurisdiction. Specify the jurisdiction to retrieve using the countryCode and jurisdictionId path parameters. All four response fields will be returned if a sales-tax entry exists for the tax jurisdiction. Otherwise, the response will be returned as empty.

Note: Sales-tax tables are only available for the US (EBAY_US) and Canada (EBAY_CA) marketplaces.

Important! In the US, eBay now calculates, collects, and remits sales tax to the proper taxing authorities in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Sellers can no longer specify sales-tax rates for these jurisdictions using a tax table.

However, sellers may continue to use a sales-tax table to set rates for the following US territories:

  • American Samoa (AS)
  • Guam (GU)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
  • Palau (PW)
  • US Virgin Islands (VI)
For additional information, refer to Taxes and import charges.


Resource URI


This method is supported in Sandbox environment. To access the endpoint, just replace the root URI with

URI parameters

countryCodeCountryCodeEnumThis path parameter specifies the two-letter ISO 3166 code for the country whose sales tax table you want to retrieve.

Note: Sales-tax tables are available only for the US and Canada marketplaces. Therefore, the only supported values are:
  • US
  • CA

Occurrence: Required

jurisdictionIdstringThis path parameter specifies the ID of the sales tax jurisdiction for the tax table entry to be retrieved.

Valid jurisdiction IDs can be retrieved using the getSalesTaxJurisdiction method of the Metadata API.

Note: When countryCode is set to US, the only supported values for jurisdictionId are:
  • AS (American Samoa)
  • GU (Guam
  • MP Northern Mariana Islands
  • PW (Palau)
  • VI (US Virgin Islands)

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

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All other standard RESTful request headers are optional. For more information on standard RESTful request headers, see the HTTP request headers- opens rest request components page table.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.


HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

Response fields

Output container/fieldTypeDescription

The country code enumeration value identifies the country to which this sales tax rate applies.

Note: Sales-tax tables are available only for the US and Canada marketplaces. Therefore, the only supported values are:

  • US
  • CA

Occurrence: Conditional


A unique ID that identifies the sales tax jurisdiction to which the sales tax rate applies.

Note: When the returned countryCode is US, the only supported return values for salesTaxJurisdictionId are:

  • AS (American Samoa)
  • GU (Guam
  • MP Northern Mariana Islands
  • PW (Palau)
  • VI (US Virgin Islands)

Occurrence: Conditional


The sales tax rate that will be applied to sales price. The shippingAndHandlingTaxed value will indicate whether or not sales tax is also applied to shipping and handling charges

Although it is a string, a percentage value is returned here, such as 7.75

Occurrence: Conditional


If returned as true, sales tax is also applied to shipping and handling charges, and not just the total sales price of the order.

Occurrence: Conditional

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

204No content
400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

20400API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid request. {additionalInfo}
20401API_ACCOUNTREQUESTMissing field {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20403API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20407API_ACCOUNTREQUESTTax table not supported for {fieldName}.


This call has no warnings.


New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Get a sales tax table entry

This call gets the sales tax table entry specified by the path parameters countryCode and jurisdictionId.


This call does not use a request payload; supply the county and tax jurisdiction of the tax entry you want to get in the path of the operation URI.



If the call is successful, it returns an HTTP status code of "200 OK" and the tax table entry that was configured for the specified sales tax jurisdiction.

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