eBay Fee Calculator for Canada

Calculate fees and profit when selling on ebay.ca in Canada
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eBay Final Value Fee Rate
(for the selected category and options)
12.9% on first $7,500
2.35% afterwards
Plus $0.30
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Summary of Results

Enter your values into the calculator above to calculate your fees and profit when selling on ebay.ca in Canada. You'll then get your estimated results and a quick summary down here.

Given the options that you've provided, if you sell an item for 0 on ebay.ca in Canada, which you originally acquired for 0 along with a shipping charge of 0 and a shipping cost of 0, then you should make 0 in profitthen unfortunately, you will likely see a loss of 0 after 0 in total fees.

In terms of percentage, the fees end up being around 0 % of your revenue. This results in a profit margin of about 0 % after including your costs. Based on your item cost of 0, your return on cost should be around 0 %.

In order to breakeven, you'll need to sell for at least 0.

To learn more about ebay fees in Canada and to see neatly formatted tables of fees per item category, among other useful info, so that you can gain a deeper understanding of how they affect your sales, scroll down to the detail section below!

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Special Notes

  • If you notice that the fees have changed or if you notice a major miscalculation or error with our ebay fee calculator for Canada, feel free to direct message us on twitter and let us know. Fees may change at anytime with or without warning from ebay.
  • The organization of fees is completely different when selling vehicles on eBay Motors in Canada. As a result, we've separated that into its own calculator as opposed to cramming everything into one. If you're interested in selling vehicles on eBay Motors in Canada, please check out our eBay Motors Calculator for Canada.
  • As of March 30, 2022, eBay Canada has implemented most of their winter 2022 seller update. Some changes include increased final value fees in most categories and an increased below-standard penalty fee, among many other changes and new features.
  • Starting from winter 2021, ebay has removed all mentions of paypal integration and fees since their roll out for ebay managed payments has finished. Therefore, our calculator no longer provides an option to calculate associated paypal fees since no sellers are allowed to use paypal anymore and there is no longer any official information about it.
  • For our calculator, numbers are rounded to 2 decimal places in the normal fashion. (For example, 1.005 rounds to 1.01) Third-party calculators from other sources may round numbers in a different way and as a result may show slightly different numbers.
  • The "Business & Industrial" item category has a few subcategories ("Heavy Equipment", "Commercial Printing Presses" ,"Food Trucks, Trailers & Carts") that have a mandatory $20 insertion fee with no free insertion quotas regardless of any factor. As a result, we've included it within the ebay fee number in our calculations if you select that item category. Otherwise, insertion fees are not included in our calculator as most categories have rather sizeable free quotas.
  • There are certain categories that have a lower final value fee if the total amount of the sale is above a certain amount. As a result of this, there is no exact breakeven point (profit of zero) if your costs and prices are in a narrow band around the threshold point. In other words, there's a cutoff point where you either make money or you lose money. In these cases, our calculator provides the lowest sale price you'll need to be able to profit. (So don't be surprised if you take the breakeven price and plug it back into the calculator to see a positive profit amount instead of a zero.)

Frequently Asked Questions

How are fees calculated on ebay Canada?

There are many different types of fees on ebay in Canada. Some of them are calculated based on a percentage amount, some of them are a fixed amount, and some of them combine both percentage and fixed amounts. Note that most percentage based fees include shipping and taxes in their calculations. Making use of an ebay fee calculator to handle these complex fee structures is a good idea.

What percentage does ebay take in Canada?

The main fee is called the final value fee and it varies based on the item category, whether you're an ebay store or not, what plan you're on (if you're an ebay store), and the price of the item. Depending on these factors, the percentage can range from 2.5% to 12.9%. For more details, check out our detail section below.

How much are ebay fees in Canada?

Ebay fees in Canada can range from 2.5% to 12.9% based on a wide variety of factors. This ebay fee calculator displays the estimated fees you can expect to see.

How does ebay calculate the final value fee in Canada?

ebay calculates the final value fee based on what they call the "total sale amount" which includes shipping. Sales tax is also included in the "total sale amount". Generally, a percentage is multiplied against this, then a fixed fee is sometimes added on top.

Details about eBay Fees and eBay Seller Fees in Canada

The primary seller fee that ebay charges is called the final value fee. This fee is calculated on the total sale amount which includes shipping plus sales tax and varies based on three main factors which are:

  • the item category
  • whether you're an ebay store or not
  • if you're an ebay store, what plan you're on

We've included two tables below that outline this selling fee in each of these scenarios.

The final value fee can be further modified depending on your seller status.

Top Rated Sellers

For "Top Rated" sellers, ebay provides a discount of 10% off the percentage portion of their final value fee which typically shows up at the end of the month when you receive your invoice. There are many various terms associated with how this discount works. We'll list some of the most prominent ones here. You must be a resident of the country in which you're top rated in order to qualify for this discount. There may be special requirements depending on the item category. For the rest of the details, please refer to ebay's documentation. When you select the "Top Rated" option in our calculator, we're assuming you've checked and made sure you qualify for the discount.

Note that this discount is calculated off of your fees and not on the amount of the sale. For example, if the fee was originally 11%, your fees would not go to 1% with the "Top Rated" 10% discount. The discount itself would simply be your fee multiplied by 10%, which would then be subtracted from your total fees.

Sellers not meeting performance expectations

On the other hand, "Below Standard" sellers (which ebay sometimes refers to as "sellers not meeting performance expectations") get a penalty in the way of an extra 6% fee on top of their existing final value fee. In contrast to the "Top Rated" discount, this penalty fee is calculated off of the total amount of the sale.

Another form of sellers not meeting performance expectations are those that have "Item not as described" return requests marked as "Very High" in their service metrics dashboard within their seller hub interface on ebay. Sellers with this status are charged an additional 5% on the final value fees for sales in affected categories in the following calendar month.

Note that if your account has both of the above "below expectations" statuses, ebay documentation explicitly states that only the "below standard" penalty will apply, which happens to be the higher of the two.

More Fees

Additionally, there are supplemental fees for selling internationally, promoting your listing, potentially having sales tax processed, and various other miscellaneous ebay seling fees like making the title of your listing bold, for example. Our calculator should be able to handle all of these too. Just make sure to click on the right switches to indicate so and enter your values. If you're looking for more details about these, please see their corresponding details sections below.

Note that the final value fee is only applied when you successfully complete a sale.

Table 1 of Final Value Fees

  • When you're either not an ebay store or you're an ebay store on the starter plan

Category

Insertion fee

Final value fee % + $0.30 per order

Most categories, including Automotive > Parts & Accessories, Automotive Tools & Supplies, and Safety & Security Accessories. For vehicles, see our Motors fees.

First 250 listings free per month, then $0.30 per listing

  • 12.9% on total amount of the sale up to $7,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $7,500

Coins & Paper Money > Bullion

  • 12.9% if total amount of the sale is $7,500 or less (calculated per item)
  • 7% if total amount of the sale is over $7,500 (calculated per item)

Art > Art NFTs

Select Collectibles categories:

  • Emerging NFTs
  • Non-Sport Trading Cards > Non-Sport Trading Card NFTs

Movies & TV > Movie NFTs

Music > Music NFTs

Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop > Sports Trading Cards > Sport Trading Card NFTs

Toys & Hobbies > Collectible Card Games > CCG NFTs

  • 5% on total amount of the sale

Select Business & Industrial categories:

  • Heavy Equipment Parts & Attachments > Heavy Equipment
  • Printing & Graphic Arts > Commercial Printing Presses
  • Restaurant & Food Service > Food Trucks, Trailers & Carts

$20

  • 3% on total amount of the sale up to $15,000 calculated per item
  • 0.5% on the portion of the sale over $15,000

Musical Instruments & Gear > Guitars & Basses

Free

  • 6% on total amount of the sale up to $7,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $7,500

Select Clothing, Shoes & Accessories categories:

  • Men > Men's Shoes > Athletic Shoes
  • Women > Women's Shoes > Athletic Shoes

Free if starting price is $150 or more*

  • 8% if total amount of the sale is $150 or more, calculated per item. The $0.30 per order is not charged
  • 12.9% if total amount of the sale is less than $150

* Starting price is the starting price (auction-style listings) or Buy It Now price (fixed price listings) of your listing, and doesn't include shipping, handling, taxes, or fees.

Source: ebay.ca

Table 2 of Final Value Fees

  • When you're an ebay store on the basic plan or higher
Basic, Premium, and Anchor Store subscribers
CategoryFinal value fee % + $0.30 per order
Antiques
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Art categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Art NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Baby
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Books & Magazines
  • 12.9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Business & Industrial categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Heavy Equipment, Parts & Attachments > Heavy Equipment
  • Printing & Graphic Arts > Commercial Printing Presses
  • Restaurant & Food Service > Food Trucks, Trailers & Carts
  • 2.5% on total amount of the sale up to $15,000 calculated per item
  • 0.5% on the portion of the sale over $15,000
Most Cameras & Photo categories, except:
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Camera, Drone & Photo Accessories (except Memory Cards)
  • Replacement Parts & Tools
  • Tripods & Supports
  • Other Cameras & Photo
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Cell Phones & Accessories categories, except:
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Cell Phone Accessories (except Memory Cards)
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Clothing, Shoes & Accessories categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Men > Men's Shoes > Athletic Shoes
  • Women > Women's Shoes > Athletic Shoes
  • 7% if total amount of the sale is $150 or more, calculated per item. The $0.30 per order is not charged
  • 12% if total amount of the sale is less than $150
Most Coins & Paper Money categories, except:
  • 8.8% on total amount of the sale up to $4,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $4,000
  • Bullion
  • 7% if total amount of the sale is $1,500 or less, calculated per item
  • 5% if total amount of the sale is over $1,500 and up to $10,000 calculated per item
  • 4.5% if total amount of the sale is over $10,000 calculated per item
Most Collectibles categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Emerging NFTs
  • Non-Sport Trading Cards > Non-Sport Trading Card NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Most Computers/Tablets & Networking categories, except:
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Desktops & All-In-Ones
  • Laptops & Netbooks
  • Tablets & eBook Readers
  • Computer Components & Parts:
    • CPUs/Processors
    • Memory (RAM)
    • Motherboards
    • Motherboards & CPU combos
  • Drives, Storage & Blank Media > Hard Drives (HDD, SSD & NAS)
  • Monitors, Projectors & Accs > Monitors
  • Printers, Scanners & Supplies > Printers
  • 6.8% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • 3D Printers & Supplies:
    • 3D Printer Consumables
    • 3D Printer Parts
  • Computer Cables & Connectors
  • Keyboards, Mice & Pointers
  • Laptop & Desktop Accessories
  • Other Computers & Networking
  • Power Protection, Distribution
  • Tablet & eBook Reader Accs (except Memory Card & USB Adapters)
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Consumer Electronics categories, except:
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Multipurpose Batteries & Power
  • Portable Audio & Headphones > Portable Audio Accessories
  • TV, Video & Home Audio:
    • TV, Video & Audio Accessories
    • TV, Video & Audio Parts
  • Vehicle Electronics & GPS:
    • Car Electronics Accessories
    • GPS Accessories & Tracking
  • Virtual Reality:
    • Cases, Covers & Skins
    • Parts
    • Other Virtual Reality Accs
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Crafts
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Dolls & Bears
Entertainment Memorabilia
Health & Beauty
Home & Garden
Jewellery & Watches
eBay Motors:
  • Automotive Tools & Supplies
  • Parts & Accessories (except Tires, Apparel, Protective Gear & Merchandise and In-Car Technology, GPS & Security categories)
  • Safety & Security Accessories
  • 11% on total amount of the sale up to $1,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $1,000
eBay Motors > Parts & Accessories > Car & Truck Parts & Accessories > Wheels, Tires & Parts > Tires
  • 9.5% on total amount of the sale up to $1,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $1,000
eBay Motors > Parts & Accessories > Apparel, Protective Gear & Merchandise
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $1,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $1,000
eBay Motors > Parts & Accessories > In-Car Technology, GPS & Security
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $1,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $1,000
Most Movies & TV categories, except:
  • 12.9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Movie NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Most Music categories, except:
  • 12.9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Vinyl Records
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Music NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Most Musical Instruments & Gear categories, except:
  • 9.8% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • DJ Equipment
  • Pro Audio Equipment
  • 8.8% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Guitars & Basses
  • 6% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Pet Supplies
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Pottery & Glass
Specialty Services
Sporting Goods
Most Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Sports Trading Cards > Sport Trading Card NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Stamps
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Most Toys & Hobbies categories, except:
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Collectible Card Games > CCG NFTs
  • 5% on total amount of the sale
Most Video Games & Consoles categories, except:
  • 9% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Video Game Accessories
  • Replacement Parts & Tools
  • Video Games
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
  • Video Game Consoles
  • 6.8% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
All other categories
  • 12% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500

Source: ebay.ca

International Fee

  • There is an additional 0.4% for international sales to the US and an additional 1% for international sales to the rest of the world. This is calculated off of the "total sale amount", which includes shipping and sales tax.

Promoted Listings Fee

  • A Promoted Listings fee is charged based on the ad rate selected by the seller. The ad rate is a percentage of the total amount of the sale, which includes shipping and sales tax. In other words, it's calcuated in the same method as the final value fee. Note that this fee is only charged when a buyer clicks on the promoted listing and purchases the promoted item within 30 days of that click. Additionally, the fee is based on the ad rate that was in effect when the promoted listing was last clicked on by the buyer.

Other Miscellaneous Fees

  • For details about other miscellaneous ebay selling fees, such as optional listing upgrade fees and classified ad fees, please check on ebay's website.

Notes about Sales Tax in Canada

  • Sales tax in Canada exists in the form of a value added tax (VAT) that goes by several terms depending on the location. These terms include GST, HST, PST, etc.
  • Sales tax varies based on the province and is applied on both the sales revenue and ebay fees. We do not automatically provide this information but we do provide a comprehensive database where you can lookup the latest sales tax rates along with a field in our calculator where you can enter the rate if desired.
  • To look up the sales tax rate for a certain location, please visit our Canada sales tax rates and calculator page to access our full sales tax rate database.
  • Sales tax is generally charged on total revenue which includes both the item sold price and shipping charge. However, some locations do not charge sales tax on shipping. For example, RST is not charged on shipping within Manitoba. Additionally, if shipping within Saskatchewan, shipping charges are not taxable if the charges are shown separately. Our calculator provides a field where you can specify whether sales tax should be applied on total revenue or only on the item price.
  • As far as sales tax on revenue goes, ebay automatically collects this from buyers when applicable. In other words, it is the buyer who pays this tax so this will not directly cut into your profit. However, it can still indirectly affect your profit since the total sale amount used in fee calculations sometimes includes sales tax.
  • As far as tax (GST) on fees go, ebay will automatically calculate and include these too according to your registered location.

Disclaimer

  • Investomatica is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with ebay.
  • While we try our best to stay up to date with changes in fee rules and structures, we make no guarantee our calculator will be accurate. It is your responsibility to conduct your own due diligence before making any business decision.
  • If you notice that the fees have changed or if you notice a major miscalculation or error with our calculator, feel free to direct message us on twitter and let us know. However, if you have specific questions regarding ebay fees and your ebay account, please directly contact ebay support.

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