Taxes Collected

Because ClickBank is considered the final retailer/reseller for all products sold through ClickBank, it is our responsibility to collect and remit various types of taxes based on the customer's location. ClickBank automatically collects and remits taxes for jurisdictions in which ClickBank is legally required to do so. In addition to taxes collected due to our corporate status or "nexus," here is more information about tax requirements in specific jurisdictions.

Value Added Tax (VAT) is calculated differently from other taxes. Standard taxes are added to the total cost of a product before ClickBank's portion is calculated, but VAT is added after ClickBank's portion is calculated.

For example, if a product sells for $100, and a sales tax of 10% is applied, the total price is $110, and the ClickBank portion is (.075 * $110) + $1 = $9.25. If the same product is subject to 10% VAT instead, the ClickBank portion is (.075 * $100) + $1 = $8.50.

Unless otherwise specified, the tax rates apply to all product types, and shipping & handling is taxed.

  • Australia – 10% VAT.
  • European Union VAT – Online retailers of digital products, including ClickBank, are required to collect VAT for products purchased by customers with a billing address located in the European Union (EU). ClickBank is responsible for remitting applicable sales tax since ClickBank resells the products to customers. The affiliate is not responsible for remitting the VAT. Specific VAT rates include:
    • Austria – 20% VAT.
    • Belgium – 21% VAT.
    • Bulgaria – 20% VAT.
    • Croatia – 25% VAT.
    • Cyprus – 19% VAT.
    • Czech Republic – 21% VAT.
    • Denmark – 25% VAT.
    • Estonia – 20% VAT.
    • Finland – 24% VAT.
    • France – 20% VAT.
    • Germany – 19% VAT.
    • Greece – 23% VAT.
    • Hungary – 27% VAT.
    • Ireland – 23% VAT.
    • Italy – 22% VAT.
    • Latvia – 21% VAT.
    • Lithuania – 21% VAT.
    • Luxembourg – 17% VAT.
    • Malta – 18% VAT.
    • The Netherlands – 21% VAT.
    • Poland – 23% VAT.
    • Portugal – 23% VAT.
    • Romania – 20% VAT.
    • Slovakia – 20% VAT.
    • Slovenia – 22% VAT.
    • Spain – 21% VAT.
    • Sweden – 25% VAT.
    • United Kingdom – 20% VAT.
  • Iceland – 24% VAT.
  • Japan – 8% VAT.
  • New Zealand – 15% VAT.
  • Norway – 25% VAT.
  • Russia – 18% VAT.
  • South Africa – 14% VAT.
  • South Korea – 10% VAT.
  • Switzerland – 8% VAT.
  • Taiwan – 5% VAT.
  • United States – Specific states and locations may be subject to sales or usage taxes. Specifics include:
    • Alabama – 4% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Arkansas – 6.5% sales tax on physical products and shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • California – 7.25% sales tax on physical products, not including shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Colorado – 2.9% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Connecticut – 6.35% sales tax.
    • Georgia – 4% sales tax on physical products and shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Idaho – 6% sales tax. Shipping & handling are not taxed.
    • Illinois – 6.25% sales tax on physical products, shipping & handling, and software. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Indiana – 7% sales tax.
    • Kansas – 6.5% sales tax on physical products, shipping & handling, and software. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Louisiana – 5% sales tax on all products, not including shipping & handling.
    • Maine – 5.5% sales tax.
    • Michigan – 6% sales tax on physical products, shipping & handling, and software.
    • Minnesota – 6.875% sales tax.
    • Missouri – 4.225% usage tax on physical products and shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Nevada – 6.85% sales tax on physical products and shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • New Jersey – 6.88% sales tax.
    • New York – 4% sales tax on physical products, shipping & handling, and software. Additional tax in some areas.
    • North Carolina – 4.75% sales tax.
    • Ohio – 5.75% usage tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Oklahoma – 4.5% sales tax on physical products and shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Pennsylvania – 6% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Rhode Island – 7% sales tax on physical products, shipping & handling, and software.
    • South Dakota – 4.5% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Tennessee – 7% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Vermont – 6% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Washington – 6.5% sales tax. Additional tax in some areas.
    • Wyoming – 4% sales tax on physical and digital products, not including shipping & handling. Additional tax in some areas.
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