account APIv1.6.3


This call gets the current tax table entry for a specific tax jurisdiction. Specify the jurisdiction to retrieve using the countryCode and jurisdictionId path parameters.


Resource URI (production)


URI parameters

countryCodeCountryCodeEnumThis path parameter specifies the two-letter ISO 3166 code for the country whose tax table you want to retrieve.

Occurrence: Required

jurisdictionIdstringThis path parameter specifies the ID of the sales tax jurisdiction for the tax table entry you want to retrieve.

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.


HTTP response headers

Output container/fieldTypeDescription
countryCodeCountryCodeEnumThe country code identifying the country to which this tax rate applies.

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxJurisdictionIdstringA unique ID that identifies the sales tax jurisdiction to which the tax rate applies (for example a state within the United States).

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxPercentagestringThe sales tax rate (as a percentage of the sale) applied to sales transactions made in this country and sales tax jurisdiction.

Occurrence: Required

shippingAndHandlingTaxedbooleanIf set to true, shipping and handling charges are taxed.

Occurrence: Required

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

204No content
400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

20400API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid request. {additionalInfo}
20401API_ACCOUNTREQUESTMissing field {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20403API_ACCOUNTREQUESTInvalid {fieldName}. {additionalInfo}
20407API_ACCOUNTREQUESTTax table not supported for {fieldName}.



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Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Get a sales tax table entry

This call gets the sales tax table entry specified by the path parameters countryCode and jurisdictionId.


This call does not use a request payload; supply the county and tax jurisdiction of the tax entry you want to get in the path of the operation URI.


If the call is successful, it returns an HTTP status code of "200 OK" and the tax table entry that was configured for the specified sales tax jurisdiction.