Legal / Sellers / Fees
Fees & Payments Policy
Any person or entity selling items through PopularHobby's Services (hereinafter referred to as "Sellers")
may be charged for using some of PopularHobby's services. This Fees & Payments
Policy explains what fees apply to Sellers and when they are collected.
1. Accepting these Terms
2. Type of Fees
Sellers may be required to pay the following types of fees:
A. PopularHobby Transaction Fee
When you make a sale on PopularHobby, you will be charged a PopularHobby transaction fee. This fee is 4.5% of the total sale,
excluding shipping charges and sales taxes you collect.
For information on what happens to transaction fees in the event of a refund,
please refer to the Checkout Policy.
B. Payment Processing Fees
In order to accept credit cards on PopularHobby, you will need to
have or set up a supported payment processing account (for example, a Stripe acount). This account allows your collection to
process and charge credit cards and deposit earnings into your checking account.
PopularHobby partners with various payment providers who have their own fee schedules, but you select and set
the payment provider you want to use from among the supported providers. The payment
processing fee calculated by your payment provider will be deducted upon charging a transaction. Note that this fee is applied to the entire transaction amount
and is in addition to any other fees.
C. Advertising Fees
If you purchase an ad (or promoted listing) through PopularHobby, you will be charged a separate advertising
fee. Advertising fees vary by opportunity and will be clearly outlined before
you commit to purchasing an ad.
3. Currency Conversion
All fees charged by PopularHobby are in US Dollars.
4. Fee Avoidance
Any action by a seller to avoid paying a fee is considered fee avoidance and is strictly prohibited by
PopularHobby. This includes, for example, encouraging buyers to purchase an item
in your PopularHobby collection through another venue. The price stated in each listing
description must be an accurate representation of the sale. Sellers may not
charge excessive shipping fees. Sellers may not alter the item's price after a
sale for the purpose of avoiding PopularHobby transaction fees, misrepresent the item's
location, or use another user's account without permission.
You are responsible for collecting and paying any taxes associated with using and making sales through PopularHobby's
services. PopularHobby provides the tools for you to define the sales tax rate for your state including the taxability of shipping and
delivery fees in your state. If for any reason the tools that PopularHobby provides for defining sales tax rates do not fully satisfy the
requirements for tax collection in your state, you agree to let us know and not engage in any sale on PopularHobby. You are responsible for
ensuring that proper taxes are collected for each sale you engage in on PopularHobby and to let us know of any tax collection issues within 7 days
of any transaction you are involved in that occurs through PopularHobby's services.