metadata APIv1.3.0

getSalesTaxJurisdictions

GET
/country/{countryCode}/sales_tax_jurisdiction
This method retrieves all the sales tax jurisdictions for the country that you specify in the countryCode path parameter. Countries with valid sales tax jurisdictions are Canada, India, and the US.

The response from this call tells you the jurisdictions for which a seller can configure tax tables. Although setting up tax tables is optional, you can use the createOrReplaceSalesTax in the Account API call to configure the tax tables for the jurisdictions you sell to.

Input

Resource URI (production)

GET https://api.ebay.com/sell/metadata/v1/country/{countryCode}/sales_tax_jurisdiction

URI parameters

ParameterTypeDescription
countryCodeCountryCodeEnumThis path parameter specifies the two-letter ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 country code for the country whose jurisdictions you want to retrieve. eBay provides sales tax jurisdiction information for Canada, India, and the United States.Valid values for this path parameter are CA, IN, and US.

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 client credentials 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):

https://api.ebay.com/oauth/api_scope

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Output

HTTP response headers

Output container/fieldTypeDescription
salesTaxJurisdictionsarray of SalesTaxJurisdictionA list of sales tax jurisdictions.

Occurrence: Always

salesTaxJurisdictions.salesTaxJurisdictionIdstringThe unique ID for a sales tax jurisdiction.

Occurrence: Always

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.

StatusMeaning
200Success
400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

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

CodeDomainCategoryMeaning
45400API_METADATAREQUESTInvalid input. {additionalInfo}
45401API_METADATAREQUESTInvalid {fieldName}.
45402API_METADATAREQUESTTax table not supported for {fieldName}.
45500API_METADATAAPPLICATIONSystem error.

Samples

New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

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 jurisdictions for Canada.

This call retrieves the sales tax jurisdictions for a country. However, not all countries have multiple sales tax jurisdictions. Current support is for Canada, India, and the United States.

Input

This call does not use a payload; specify the country whose tax jurisdictions you want returned by supplying the two-letter country code in the countryCode path parameter. The example below specifies Canada (CA).
GET
https://api.sandbox.ebay.com/sell/metadata/v1/country/CA/sales_tax_jurisdiction

Output

If the call is successful, it returns all the sales tax jurisdictions for the specified country.