There is no need to pay a deposit to open a store on the Amazon platform, but Amazon will charge a small commission for the goods sold by the seller. Calculating Amazon commissions allows Amazon sellers to have a clear idea of product profit, so that sellers can clearly understand their profit and loss. So how is Amazon's commission calculated?
Amazon's referral fee is a calculated fee based on a flat percentage rate or a per-item minimum fee, whichever is higher, and not both. The fee calculated based on a flat percentage depends on the total amount paid by the buyer, generally Amazon charges a commission of 8%-15% of the item price, including the item price and any shipping or gift wrapping fees, but not charged through the Amazon tax calculation service of any taxes.
How to view commission details: The seller logs in to Amazon's seller background, clicks the data report, enters the settlement list page, clicks the number of days or the custom date range to view the completed transactions within this range. Commissions are settled based on both media commodities and non-media commodities.
Media Products: For products such as books, music, film and television, software, and video games, Amazon will calculate the applicable sales commission percentage or the applicable per The minimum sales commission for each item (whichever is higher) is deducted from the sales commission.
Non-Media Items: For Non-Media Items, Amazon will charge the applicable sales commission percentage or based on the total sales price (the total amount paid by the buyer, including the item price and any shipping or gift wrap fees, excluding VAT through Amazon Calculation of any taxes and fees charged for the service), less the sales commission from the applicable minimum sales commission per item (whichever is higher).