account APIv1.7.0


Use this call to retrieve a sales tax table that the seller established for a specific country. Specify the tax table to retrieve using the country_code query parameter.


Resource URI (production)


URI parameters

country_codeCountryCodeEnumThis path parameter specifies the two-letter ISO 3166 code for the country whose tax table 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
salesTaxesarray of SalesTaxA list of sales tax tables that have been set up by a seller.

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxes.countryCodeCountryCodeEnumThe country code identifying the country to which this tax rate applies.

Occurrence: Conditional

salesTaxes.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

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

Occurrence: Required

salesTaxes.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.

400Bad Request
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}



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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 the sales tax table for a country

This call gets all the sales tax table entries that the seller has configured for the specified country's tax jurisdictions.


Supply the two-letter country code in the country_code query parameter to indicate the country whose tax table you want to retrieve.


This example call returns the sales tax entries that have been set up for the United States (US). The seller must have previously configured the sale-tax table, otherwise the response will contain an empty list.