What are the Fees and Taxes for Selling on Etsy?

When you sell on Etsy, you’ll incur fees for using Etsy.com. If you make any sales through Etsy Payments, your fees will automatically be deducted.

If your current balance is negative at the end of the month, you’ll have an amount due on the first on the next month. When your outstanding balance is due, you’ll receive an email from Etsy.

Pay your statement

In the Sell on Etsy app, you can pay your statement and manage your payment account under Finances.

How to view your fees and taxes

To view your Payment account, which includes fees and taxes from selling on Etsy:

  1. Sign in to Etsy.com.
  2. Click the Your Account icon, then click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Finances.
  4. Click Payment account.
  5. You can see fees and taxes owed under Recent activities and Fees & Taxes.

Currency conversion

All fixed-cost fees, like listings and Pattern, are published in USD. You can see the fixed USD cost for a fee in its description. Etsy converts fees from USD to your payment account currency at the market rate at the time the fee is reflected in your payment account. This conversion may change if currency exchange rates change.

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Listing fees

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- $0.20 USD per listing.

- Fee is added to your Payment account when an item is listed.

- Has to be paid regardless of resulting sales.

- A listing expires after 4 months.

Auto-renew expired

- $0.20 USD per listing.

- Fee added when a listing is auto-renewed.

- Has to be paid regardless of resulting sales.

- A listing expires after 4 months. When a listing is auto-renewed, the 4-month listing period starts over. 

Auto-renew sold 

- $0.20 USD per each additional quantity.  

- If you sell multiple quantities of a listing in one transaction you’ll owe a multi-quantity fee for each additional quantity.

- If you sell more than one (1) item in an order, you've already been charged for listing that first item. We only charge you $0.20 USD each for the extra quantity you sell.

Learn more about multi-quantity items.

Private listing fee

- $0.20 USD per private listing.

- Fee is added to Payment account if the specified buyer purchases the item.

Learn more about custom and private listings.

Postage label fees

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What it means

Postage labels

- Dependent on your selections when purchasing postage labels

Transaction fees

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What it means

Delivery transaction

- 5% of the listed postage cost for an item.

- Different from postage labels fees.

Learn more about delivery on Etsy.


- 5% of the total item costs (plus postage and gift wrap) in your designated listing currency. Fee amount is converted to your payment account currency at the market rate where your listing and payment account currencies differ.

- Different from the Etsy Payments processing fee.

- Doesn’t include transaction fees incurred with Pattern.

Square manual

- When you sell items in-person using Square that are not synced from your Etsy shop inventory, there is a $0.20 USD fee per transaction.

- Square will charge additional processing fees that vary by the type of sale. You can find more information on the Square Fees and Payments FAQs.


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What it means

Vat on processing fees

-VAT may vary.

-VAT incurred on processing fees.

Vat on seller services

-VAT may vary.

-VAT incurred on seller services.


If you use Pattern, you’ll see Pattern charges on your Payment account. Learn more about pricing and fees for Pattern. 

Advertising fees

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Offsite Ads

-If you made less than $10,000 USD on Etsy in the past 365 days, you’ll be charged a 15% fee on the order total.

-If you made at least $10,000 USD, you’ll get a discounted fee of 12%.

-The Offsite Ad fee will never exceed $100 USD for an order, regardless of the order total.

Learn more about Offsite Ads and read Etsy’s Advertising & Marketing Policy for more details.

Etsy Ads

- Fees for ads vary.

- Etsy Ads allows you to highlight your products in designated search results on Etsy.

Learn more about Etsy Ads.

Other fees

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What it means

Etsy Payments processing fees

- Only applies to sellers who accept payments through Etsy Payments.

- Appears under Fees & Taxes in your payment account when you make a sale.

Learn more about payment processing fees.

Deposit currency conversion

- If you list items in a currency other than the currency of your payment bank account, Etsy converts your funds from Etsy Payments to the currency of your payment account on your behalf.

- A 2.5% fee is assessed when currency conversion is required.

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