Transaction Fees

Transaction fees will vary depending on your product.

Google Play for Developers

For applications and all in-app products that you choose to sell on Google Play, the transaction fee is equivalent to 30% of the price. You receive 70% of the payment and the remaining 30% goes to the distribution partner and operating fees.

Google Wallet for digital goods

The fees for Google Wallet for digital goods purchases will vary depending on the total amount of the transaction. Google will charge you the lesser of 5% or 1.9% + a fixed fee per transaction. The fixed fee will vary by currency. You can reference the table below to see what fee was applied to a transaction and what the fixed fee is for each currency (if applicable).

Currency 5% transaction fee is applied when the order total is: 1.9% + fixed transaction fee is applied when the order total is Fixed Fee:
Australian Dollar: 9.49 AUD and below 9.50 AUD and above 0.30 AUD
Canadian Dollar: 9.49 CAD and below 9.50 CAD and above 0.30 CAD
Danish Kroner: 82.27 DKK and below 82.28 DKK and above 2.60 DKK
Euro: 11.07 EUR and below 11.08 EUR and above 0.35 EUR
Japanese Yen: 1,265 JPY and below 1,266 and above 40.00 JPY
Norwegian Krone: 88.60 NOK and below 88.61 NOK and above 2.80 NOK
Swedish Krona: 102.84 SEK and below 102.85 SEK and above 3.25 SEK
U.K. Pounds Sterling: 6.32 GBP and below 6.33 GBP and above 0.20 GBP
U.S. Dollars: 9.49 USD and below 9.50 USD and above 0.30 USD

Your account’s primary currency will be used to calculate fees.


The two examples below illustrate how the lowest fee is applied for a Google Wallet for digital goods transaction in USD.

Transaction 5% fee 1.9% + $0.30 fixed fee Your transaction fee is:
$5 transaction $0.25 (lowest fee) $0.40 $0.25
$10 transaction $0.50 $0.49 (lowest fee) $0.49


Helpouts charges a flat 20% transaction fee on all paid, non-Health Helpouts. There is no transaction fee for providing free Helpouts. As of January 1, 2014, Health Helpouts will be charged a transaction fee like all other paid Helpouts.

Learn more about Helpouts transaction fees.

YouTube Nonprofit Program

The table below shows the fees for each respective supported currency:

Country Currency Fee
US USD 1.9% + $0.30
UK GBP 1.9% + £0.20

Learn more about the YouTube for Nonprofits Program.

Looking for information about charging sales tax? Please visit this article to learn how to specify your own tax rates.

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