Easily Calculate Shipping and Taxes


With PayPal, you can quickly set up your account to automatically calculate and charge shipping costs, sales tax, or value-added tax.

It's fast.


Just go to the My Account tab and fill out the forms on the Shipping Calculation or Sales Tax pages.


It's flexible.


Choose to charge a flat shipping cost or a percentage of the total purchase. For sales or value-added tax, automatically adjust for country or state.

It's customizable.


Control every shipping charge. It's easy to set a special shipping rate or override your tax default setting for any item.


It's easy.


Here's how it works:

To view and/or modify your sales tax and shipping charges:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click the Profile subtab of the My Account tab.
  3. Click the Sales Tax or the Shipping Calculation link in the Selling Preferences column.

Get more information.


For more details on calculating shipping and taxes—as well as information on all of PayPal's tools—download our Website Payments Standard Integration Guide today.

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