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GET/sales_tax

Use this call to retrieve all sales tax table entries that the seller has defined for a specific country. All four response fields will be returned for each tax jurisdiction that matches the search criteria.

Important! In most US states and territories, eBay now 'collects and remits' sales tax, so sellers can no longer configure sales tax rates for these states/territories.

Input

Resource URI (production)

GET https://api.ebay.com/sell/account/v1/sales_tax?

URI parameters

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

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

This method has no additional required headers. See HTTP request headers- opens rest request components page for details.

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):

https://api.ebay.com/oauth/api_scope/sell.account

https://api.ebay.com/oauth/api_scope/sell.account.readonly

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.

Output

HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

Response fields

Output container/fieldTypeDescription
salesTaxesarray of SalesTax

An array of one or more sales tax rate entries for a specific marketplace (or all applicable marketplaces if the country_code query parameter is not used.

If no sales tax rate entries are set up, no response payload is returned, but only an HTTP status code of 204 No Content.

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxes.countryCodeCountryCodeEnum

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

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxes.salesTaxJurisdictionIdstring

A unique ID that identifies the sales tax jurisdiction to which the salest tax rate applies (for example, a state within the United States).

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxes.salesTaxPercentagestring

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

salesTaxes.shippingAndHandlingTaxedboolean

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.

StatusMeaning
200Success
400Bad Request
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

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

CodeDomainCategoryMeaning
20400API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid request. {additionalInfo}
20401API_ACCOUNTREQUESTMissing field {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20403API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20500API_ACCOUNTAPPLICATIONSystem error.

Warnings

This call has no warnings.

Samples

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 the sales tax table for a country

This call gets all the sales tax table entries that the seller has configured for the specified country's tax jurisdictions.

Input

Supply the two-letter country code in the country_code query parameter to indicate the country whose tax table you want to retrieve.

GEThttps://api.sandbox.ebay.com/sell/account/v1/sales_tax?country_code=US

Output

This example call returns the sales tax entries that have been set up for the United States (US). The seller must have previously configured the sale-tax table, otherwise the response will contain an empty list.