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I don't understand why Ebay taxes and PayPal taxes don't always line up. For instance:
Middletown, Ohio 15042 - Ebay 6.5%; PayPal 7.88%
NY, NY 10017 - Ebay 8.88%; PayPal 17.04%
New Kingstown, PA 17072 - Ebay 6%; PayPal 7.46%
Warren, Ohio 44483 - Ebay 6.75%; PayPal 7.35%
I Googled tax rates for each, and Ebay is the one that is correct.
Other transactions from other states all line up, such as: IN, CA, & MD
Anyone have any ideas what is going on?
Are you accounting for the PayPal fees that are levied on the gross amount received? Why is PayPal charging you sales tax too? Or is it a thing where ebay charges the tax and the payment is split and divided between you and ebay by PayPal. Then PayPal "puts their 2 cents in" with their PayPal fee and pays the tax to eBay and ebay remits it to the state.
Looks like the discrepancy is occurring for east coast states.