All fees listed on this page are inclusive of VAT
Due to a European Union directive that came into effect on July 1, 2003, BOOKS etc. is required to charge VAT on seller fees charged on or after July 1, 2003.
Individuals selling at Marketplace pay a GBP 0.76 per item completion fee, plus a closing fee of 17.625% of the sales price for each item sold.
Trusted sellers pay one monthly fee of GBP 19.97 plus the closing fee of 17.625% of the sales price. For more information see Trusted Sellers Subscriptions.
All fees you incur from selling via Marketplace, as well as any applicable Trusted Sellers fees, are displayed in your Account Details.
Due to a European Union directive that subjects electronically supplied services to value-added tax (VAT), BOOKS etc. is required to charge VAT on all seller fees charged on or after July 1, 2003. The VAT charged on these fees is at the standard UK VAT rate of 20%.
In general, VAT applies to all seller fees paid by sellers that reside, have a permanent address, or are established in one of the European Union countries.
Since Marketplace is not directly involved in the sale of merchandise between buyers and sellers, buyers and sellers are responsible for determining whether or not the price of the item sold (and the associated buyer delivery charge) is subject to VAT, customs duties, fees and other taxes and are responsible for paying such amounts as required under law.