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GETTING 25% FEES And you are crying for 14.9%

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Rside, May 27, 2015.

  1. Rside

    Rside Registered Member

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    Hello.
    I decided to get into selling bussines on ebay. Things are going quite well, but the fees are really disappointing. Made 3 sales, lost 25% from every.
    I'm selling service, via "BIN" only. Listing was free. So should be 10% ebay + 4.9%. Counted fee on ebay calc, showed 10% fee.
    So if it's not ebay, then it's paypal related. I have a thought about that. My account is unverified, that could be a reason? Because i've no other explanation.
    Don't really want to contact ebay support, because i'm selling with unverified account, and i don't know if that's allowed, most likely not, because i can't add more listings.



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  2. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    being verified vs not doesn't make difference in fees
     
  3. Rside

    Rside Registered Member

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    This seems very logical for me too, but there are no other explanation then
     
  4. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    You're getting hit with the minimum transaction fee in Paypal, which is 30 cents. Paypal fee is 2.9% PLUS $0.30. So for a $1.29 transaction your fees are going to be $0.34 which is 26.3%. Looks like you need to sign up for Paypal micropayments where fee is 5% plus $0.05.
     
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  5. Rside

    Rside Registered Member

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    Thank you!
    tried to enable them:

    No enabling button. Googled few people with same problem , currently can't find solution.
    ED1:Okay. Figured out that i can enable it through micropayments.paypal-labs*com
    But it doesn't load for me in 3 browsers..
    ED2: seems it's down for ~2 years..
    So no solution then.. Already contacted support, got default answer from bot.. Any chances that they will answer manually?
     
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  6. Rside

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    I believe so you do