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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 to view and apply for the Merchant Rates:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click Merchant fees under "Selling tools".
  3. Scroll down to the "For sellers" section and click discounted merchant rates.
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