Mailchimp collects tax to comply with local government regulations and requirements. If your local tax authority requires companies like Mailchimp to collect tax, you’ll see it on your billing estimates and receipts.
In this article, you’ll learn about Mailchimp’s general tax collection process. You’ll also find resources to learn more about your local requirements.
This article is provided as a resource, but it’s not tax advice. If you have questions about your specific tax requirements, we recommend that you consult a local tax professional.
Things to know
Here are some things to know.
- Tax isn’t included in Mailchimp’s advertised prices. You’ll see tax calculated before you complete any purchase, and you’ll see tax calculated in your billing estimate on the account overview page.
- We apply tax charges based on the primary contact address saved in your account. If you see tax calculated for the incorrect location, you can view or change your primary contact address.
- If you’re using Mailchimp for business purposes, you may want to add a Tax ID to your billing information. To learn how to add a Tax ID to your account and troubleshoot Tax ID validation, check out Add or Edit Your Tax ID Number.
- You can find Mailchimp’s Tax ID or registration number on your receipt. The number you see is specific to our registration in your location. Your receipt also has links to our W-9 and US Residency Certificate.
How taxes work in Mailchimp
Any tax collected in Mailchimp is a consumption tax, also called a sales tax. This type of tax applies to purchases of goods and services. Consumption tax is collected based on the location of the consumer or purchaser. Common types of consumption tax are state sales tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), and Goods and Services Tax (GST).
First, Mailchimp identifies your location. We do this using the primary contact address in your account. If your local tax authority requires companies like Mailchimp to collect tax, you’ll see it on your billing estimates and receipts. All Mailchimp products and services are subject to tax. Any tax that we collect is reported and paid to your local tax authority.
Local tax guides
Check out our local tax guides for information about local exemptions, self-assessment options, and more.
About US State Sales Tax and Mailchimp
Find information about tax for your state and how to request tax exemption.
About Canada Taxes and Mailchimp
Find information about Canada GST as well as providence level tax (HST, PST, or QST).
About European Union VAT and Mailchimp
Find information about VAT in the EU.
About Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Taxes and Mailchimp
Find tax information by country for the EMEA region.
About Asia-Pacific (APAC) Taxes and Mailchimp
Find tax information by country for the APAC region.
About Latin America (LATAM) Taxes and Mailchimp
Find tax information by country for the LATAM region.