There’s no fee to use PayPal to purchase goods or services.
However, if you receive money for goods or services (such as from selling an item on eBay), there is a fee for each transaction amount you receive.
Is there a fee to use PayPal?
If you are a merchant or business that uses PayPal to accept payments from your customers and clients, then PayPal takes 2.9 percent of the payment plus 30 cents per transaction before putting the money in your account. This fee is only on the business side of the transaction; the customer isn’t charged anything.
How do you avoid PayPal fees?
Here are 7 ways to decrease or avoid PayPal fees.
- Opt to Be Paid Less Often.
- Change How You Take Your Money Out of PayPal.
- Ask to Be Paid as a Friend or Family.
- Use FreshBooks Classic to Lower Your PayPal Fees.
- Factor PayPal Fees into Your Payment Equation.
- Include PayPal Fees as an Expense on Your Tax Return.
Does PayPal charge a fee for credit cards?
Flat-rate credit card processing fees.
It involves paying the processor a flat fee for all credit and debit card transactions, which covers all the fees mentioned above. At PayPal, our flat-rate pricing structure is a base rate of 2.9% plus $0.30 per transaction.
What are PayPal fees UK?
Standard domestic (US) merchant fee
For example, in the UK, selling domestically incurs a fee of 0.20p + 3.4% of the transaction. To find out the rates for the country you’re based in, you can Google the query “Paypal merchant fees in [insert the name of your country]”.