Taxes and Accounting

Important Update about Portugal VAT regulations

eBay is obligated to collect valid VAT ID from Portugal sellers who exceed threshold in domestic sales or / and cross-border sales within the EU.


Value Added Tax

VAT is an indirect tax that is imposed on any product sold or service provided. VAT is calculated based on the difference between the cost of the product and its price for a buyer.

Here are some things you should know if you sell products on eBay.


Important Update about UK VAT

New VAT law, entering into force on July 1, 2021: payment rules and options for sellers with and without a business account registered on ebay.co.uk.


Latest changes to VAT import regulations for the EU

In 2021, there were significant changes to how Value Added Tax is collected on cross-border e-commerce in the EU, following which eBay started to collect VAT on certain goods.

From February 2023, eBay also began collecting VAT for Digital Delivered Goods (DDG) sold on eBay to buyers located in the EU.


VAT on eBay fees in Kazakhstan

To comply with Kazakhstan tax regulations, eBay collects and remits 12% VAT on its fees for private sellers residing in this country starting October 1, 2022. Read this article to learn who is affected and how to register your Kazakh BIN with eBay.