What's the difference between Standard Rate and Merchant Rate?
The Standard Rate is the basic transaction fee for sellers receiving payments through PayPal.
Merchant Rates are determined based on sales volume from the previous calendar month. Here's how you can view the Merchant Rate Criteria and apply for the Merchant Rate:
Log in to your account.
Click Fees at the bottom of the page.
Click the link in the Receive Funds row.
Click Merchant Rate Criteria at the bottom of the page.
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What are micropayments? PayPal's micropayments price is 5% + $.05 and is designed for merchants who process low-value transactions (typically under $12 in value). The micropayments rate is available to all merchants and in all countries where Business accounts are available. If you sign up for micropayments, you will be charged the micropayments rate on all transactions regardless of payment size.What are some reasons why my payment would be held? Merchants selling in higher-risk categories like electronics or tickets, where we see higher levels of chargebacks and disputes Sellers who have performance issues, or a high rate of buyer dissatisfaction or disputes.Money was taken from my PayPal account by a merchant. How did this happen? You may have entered into a Billing Agreement with PayPal allowing this merchant to withdraw funds from your PayPal account. To see which Billing Agreements are in effect for your PayPal account: Log in to your PayPal account.How do I cancel a recurring payment, subscription or automatic billing agreement I have with a merchant? under “Pre-approved payments. Select the merchant whose agreement you want to cancel, and click Cancel Click Cancel ProfileHow do I get started with Website Payments? Confirm your credit card or bank account to lift your withdrawal limit. Implement Website Payments Standard If you already have a shopping cart:How do I place a PayPal logo on my website? To manually insert our standard logos into your website, visit the Online Logo Centre to choose the type of graphics you need. Log in to your PayPal account. Click Merchant ServicesHow do I upgrade to a Business account? If you're a merchant , you can use a Business account to sell online under your business name. Here's how to upgrade from a Personal account to a Business account: Log in to your PayPal account.Can I request money from someone who does not have a PayPal account? Recipients can pay you with their credit cards through PayPal if you are a merchant .When I authorise a payment, what funding sources will be used to capture the funds? When the merchant captures the authorisation, the currency in which the item is priced is used first. If this currency is not sufficient, your primary balance will be used to fund the transaction. The exchange rate used to convert your balances to the seller's designated currency is whatever the exchange rate is at the time the funds are captured.What are the fees for PayPal accounts? There’s no fee to use PayPal to purchase goods or services. However, if you are a merchant and receive payments for goods or services (such as from selling an item on eBay), a fee will be incurred.How do I view, modify, or cancel my pre-approved payments? “Pre-approved payment” allows you to authorize a merchant to charge funds from your PayPal account based on the cycles or schedules you’ve agreed with your merchants . To view, modify, or cancel your pre-approved payments, simply follow the steps below: SettingsI have a website and I want to start accepting payments online. How do I do this? If you already have a website, use PayPal Website Payments to accept debit card, credit card and bank account payments - all through one provider. You don't need a separate merchant account and gateway. Since you eliminate separate agreements for each payment method, you save time and money.What is Instant Update API and how can it help my business? Instant Update API supports Real-Time Postage Options. This gives buyers more accurate postage options based on actual cart items and send-to addresses. The feature also supports Flat- Rate Postage Options and third-party postage and tax calculation.Why am I suspended from PayPal Seller Protection? How do I become eligible again? To ensure a safer transaction environment, we review all accounts and activities in our system regularly. On rare occasions, we may suspend some sellers’ eligibility for PayPal Seller Protection if there’s a higher than usual risk associated with their accounts, which may be attributed by their volume of buyer complaints, payment reversal and fraud rates .
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