What is a PayPal for Marketplaces reference account?

Important: PayPal for Marketplaces is a limited-release solution at this time. It is available to select partners for approved use cases. For more information, reach out to your PayPal account manager or contact a PayPal Partner Expert.

A reference account is a PayPal general ledger entry that the marketplace partner creates on behalf of a merchant to track transactions. Reference accounts are used in Managed path integrations, and can't be logged in to by the merchant.