eBay Fee Calculator for Canada

Calculate fees and profit when selling on ebay.ca in Canada
Last updated on January 16, 2022
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eBay Final Value Fee Rate
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12.35% on first $7,500
2.35% afterwards
Plus $0.30
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Summary

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 profit 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.

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Special Notes

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The "Athletic Shoes" category has zero final value fees if the sale price is over $100. 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 $100 zone. In other words, there's a cutoff point where you either make money or you lose money. In this case, 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.)

How are fees calculated on ebay in Canada?

There are various types of fees on ebay. 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.

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 0% to 12.35%. For more details, check out our detail section below.

How much are ebay fees in Canada?

For ebay, the fees can range from 0% to 12.35%.

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 level.

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.

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 5% 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.

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 Books & Magazines, Movies & TV, Music (except Music NFTs), eBay Motors > Parts & Accessories, and eBay Motors > Automotive Tools & Supplies. For vehicles, see our Motors fees.

First 200 listings free per month, then $0.30 per listing

  • 12.35% 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

  • 12.35% 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

  • 5.85% 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 $100 or more*

  • 0% if total amount of the sale is $100 or more, calculated per item
  • 12.35% if total amount of the sale is less than $100

* 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
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 11.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 11.5% 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, including Camera, Drone & Photo Accessories > Memory Cards. Except:
  • 8.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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, including Cell Phone Accessories > Memory Cards. Except:
  • 8.5% 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)
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 11.5% 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
Total amount of the sale: $100 or more, calculated per item
  • 0%
Total amount of the sale: Less than $100
  • 11.5%
Most Coins & Paper Money categories, except Bullion
  • 8.5% 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:
  • 11.5% 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, including Tablet & eBook Reader Accs > Memory Card & USB Adapters. Except:
  • 8.5% 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
  • 6.35% 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. See 8.5%)
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 8.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Entertainment Memorabilia
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Health & Beauty
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Home & Garden
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Jewellery & Watches
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
eBay Motors:
  • Automotive Tools & Supplies
  • Parts & Accessories (except Apparel, Protective Gear & Merchandise and In-Car Technology, GPS & Security categories)
  • Safety & Security Accessories
  • 10.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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 > In-Car Technology, GPS & Security
  • 8.5% on total amount of the sale up to $1,000 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $1,000
Most Movies & TV categories, except:
  • 12.35% 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:
  • 12.35% 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
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 9.5% 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
  • 8.5% 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
  • 5.85% 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
  • 11.5% 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
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Specialty Services
  • 11.5% on total amount of the sale up to $2,500 calculated per item
  • 2.35% on the portion of the sale over $2,500
Sporting Goods
  • 11.5% 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 Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop categories, except:
  • 11.5% 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
  • 8.5% 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:
  • 11.5% 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:
  • 8.5% 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
  • 11.5% 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
  • 6.35% 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
  • 11.5% 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.
  • "Athletic shoes" over $100 have no final value fee, but the international fee still applies if you sell internationally.

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 only the item's final sale price (excluding shipping and taxes), and is only charged when a buyer clicks on the promoted listing and purchases the promoted item within 30 days of that click. The fee is based on the ad rate that was in effect when the promoted listing was last clicked.

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 provide this information but we do provide fields where you can enter it if desired so that our calculations factor in tax. Note that sales tax is generally charged on shipping revenue as well.
  • 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.

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  • While we try our best to stay up to date with changes in fee rules and structures, we make no guarantee our ebay fee calculator will always 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 ebay fee 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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