Fees & Payments Policy

Your rights and obligations as an Unekha seller

Sellers may be charged for using some of Unekha’s services. This Fees & Payments Policy explains your fees and taxes and how to pay them.

This policy is a part of our Terms of Use. By opening an Unekha shop, you’re agreeing to this policy and our Terms of Use.

  1. Types of Fees
  2. Fee Avoidance
  3. Paying Your Unekha Fees
  4. Unekha Payments
  5. Taxes

Sellers may be required to pay the following types of fees.

Listing Fees

You will be charged a zero listing fee for each item that you list for sale on Unekha. For items already listed on your Unekha shop, there are no additional listing fees to list items, there is no fee for editing a listing. 

Transaction Fees

When you make a sale through Unekha, you will be charged a transaction fee of 5% of the price you display for each listing. Transaction fees are deducted from your current balance as each sale occurs, and are reflected in your payment account.

Unekha Platform Fees

Unekha’s 5% fee on the product final price will be applicable on every item sold through the platform. The fee will be deducted from the final payment to the seller.

Fee Avoidance

Any action by a seller to avoid paying a fee is considered fee avoidance and is strictly prohibited by Unekha. This includes, for example, encouraging buyers to purchase an item in your Unekha shop through another venue. A transaction initiated on Unekha may not be completed off of Unekha. The price stated in each listing description must be an accurate representation of the sale. Sellers may not alter the item’s price after a sale for the purpose of avoiding Unekha transaction fees, misrepresent the item’s location, or use another user’s account without permission.

Unekha Payments

Unekha Payments enables sellers to accept various forms of payment in their local currencies while using Unekha services. Sellers registered for Unekha Payments can accept payment by credit card, debit card, PayPal, some bank transfer services, Google Pay.

Taxes

Aside from the limited circumstances set out below, you are responsible for collecting and paying any taxes associated with using and making sales through Unekha’s services. 

Listing your items on Unekha

If you sell physical goods on Unekha, Please note that while some countries may refer to VAT using other terms, e.g. GST, we’ll just refer to VAT, GST, and any local sales taxes collectively as “VAT” unless the context requires otherwise.

Where Unekha is required to collect sales tax/VAT on your behalf, Unekha will use the category you assigned to each listing to calculate, collect and remit the applicable taxes. You are solely responsible for ensuring that all of your listings are properly categorised, and you agree to indemnify Unekha for any losses it incurs in connection with any miscategorisation of your listings by you.

Please remember that Unekha’s fees do not include any withholding taxes that might apply in your home country. You are required to pay Unekha the full amount of our fees and may not deduct any applicable withholding taxes from that amount.

Please also note that some countries require Unekha to apply VAT on the fees that you may be charged in accordance with this policy, and that the fees listed in this policy are exclusive of VAT.