When you sell on pay4gud, it’s up to you to ensure you’re compliant with all applicable tax laws and regulations associated with using our services.

Our full policy below explains how and when pay4gud charges applicable taxes, and provides additional guidance on your tax obligations, but we recommend you talk with a tax professional if you have any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to pay taxes when I sell on pay4gud?

Sellers are responsible for paying taxes associated with their pay4gud sales, in accordance with all applicable laws. pay4gud can’t give tax advice, so talk to a tax professional with any questions.

Read our full policy

Tax policy overview

As a condition of using pay4gud, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding:

  • The use of pay4gud’s website and services
  • Your listings
  • Your solicitation of offers to purchase
  • The sale of your items

Sellers are responsible for paying all fees and taxes associated with using pay4gud. Please review the pay4gud User Agreement for more details regarding your responsibilities as an pay4gud member.

pay4gud will share your pay4gud information with government authorities if we are required to do so by law.

Make sure you follow these guidelines. If you don’t, you may be subject to a range of actions. We may limit, restrict, or suspend you from buying, selling, or using site features. Your listings may be removed, displayed lower or not shown in search results, without refunding any or all applicable fees. You may also forfeit special account status and any discounts.

What are the guidelines?

If you are selling on pay4gud as a business, we strongly recommend seeking professional advice about your tax obligations.

Income Tax

You’re required by law to declare and pay taxes on income you’ve earned from your pay4gud sales. For tax advice about your pay4gud earnings, we recommend consulting a tax professional and reviewing tax regulations. 

Tax on pay4gud fees

Depending on tax legislation where you live, local Value Added Tax (VAT), Goods and Services Tax (GST), or similar consumption tax might apply to your pay4gud seller fees.

If a tax applies in your country of residence, pay4gud will add the tax as a separate charge on your seller invoice or include the tax in our fees as noted for each jurisdiction where pay4gud is required to collect such taxes.

Please ensure that your registration details are up to date, so that we know where you are based.

Applying for tax exemption on your pay4gud fees

If you use your pay4gud account exclusively for business purposes, you can apply for tax exemption on your pay4gud fees by providing us with your tax registration number.

If you apply for exemption from tax on your pay4gud fees, all information related to your request – including personal information and your tax or business registration number – will be transferred to, stored in, and elsewhere in accordance with the terms of the pay4gud User Agreement and User Privacy Notice.

pay4gud reserves the right to request additional verification regarding your taxable status from you or government authorities as permitted by law. Such information will be processed in accordance with the terms of the pay4gud User Agreement and User Privacy Notice. 

Sales tax for items sold on pay4gud

Depending on tax legislation where you live and where your buyer lives, sales tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Goods and Services Tax (GST), or similar consumption tax may apply to items you sell on pay4gud. Whether it’s included in the listing price or added at checkout depends on both the item’s location and the buyer’s shipping address.

You must not misrepresent the location of your items on pay4gud and you must comply with pay4gud’s Selling practices policy.


  • You may charge tax in states where you are authorized to collect tax 

 Not allowed

  • You may not collect sales tax in states where you are not authorized
  • You may not collect sales tax beyond what is legally authorized
  • You may not include sales tax information in your item description 

Why does pay4gud have this policy?

There may be legal implications, fees and tax obligations associated with using pay4gud. Remember that it’s your responsibility to understand and comply with relevant laws and regulations, and that you have to pay relevant fees and taxes.

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