What are the fees for PayPal accounts?
Opening an account:
PayPal doesn't charge a fee to open a PayPal account.
Receiving money - Purchase payments (Goods and Services):
When you use PayPal to receive money for goods or services (such as from selling an item on eBay), the fee for each transaction is 2.6% plus $0.30 AUD of the amount you receive.
Receiving money – Personal payments:
It's free to receive money from friends or family in Australia when they send the money from the PayPal website using their PayPal balance or their bank account.
If you receive a personal payment made from a debit card or credit card, the sender has the option to pay the fee or pass it on to you. If you don't want to pay the fee, you can choose not to accept the payment.
If the fee is passed to you, it is 2.6% plus $0.30 AUD of the amount you receive. For example, if you are sent $100.00 AUD by credit card, the fee would be $2.90 AUD ($2.60 + $0.30).
Sending money – Purchase payments:
It's free to use PayPal to purchase goods or services.
Sending money – Personal payments:
It's free within Australia to send money to family and friends when you use only your PayPal balance or bank account, or a combination of their PayPal balance and bank account.
There is a fee to send money as a personal payment using a debit card or credit card. The fee in the U.S. is 2.6% plus $0.30 AUD of the amount you send. For example, if you send $100.00 AUD by credit card, the fee would be $2.90 AUD ($2.60 + $0.30). For personal payments, the sender can pay the fee or pass it on to the recipient. If the recipient doesn't want to pay the fee, they can choose not to accept the payment.
There is a fee when you send a payment to someone in another country or if you receive a payment from someone in another country. Please note that exchange rate fees also apply if there is a currency conversion.
For more information on domestic and overseas payments, please refer to the Fees and Charges statement.
The Monthly Sales Report lets you get a quick overview of your daily sales for a selected month or 31 day custom date range. For each day, you will see the totals for payments received, amount received, payment fees, refunds sent, amount refunded, refunded fees, payments sent, amount sent, other debits, other credits, and net amount. Additionally, your overall balance, reserve balance, and available balance at the start and end of the month is displayed.
Here’s how to access your monthly sales reports:
- Log in to your PayPal account.
- Click Activity.
- Click Statements.
- Click Reporting Centre.
- Click Monthly Sales Report.
- Select month or date range and click View Report.
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