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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.

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

country_codeCountryCodeEnumThis path parameter specifies the two-letter ISO 3166 code for the country whose 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

HTTP request headers

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

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
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 an HTTP status code of 204 No Content is returned.

Occurrence: Conditional


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.

400Bad Request
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}


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 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.


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



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.