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Marketplace Facilitator FAQ

What is a Marketplace Facilitator?

Where is Uber Eats remitting taxes?

Uber Eats is registered to collect and remit state-administered sales tax on orders made through the platform in the following states:

¹All other taxes or similar fees collected on transactions which Uber Eats is not obligated to collect, report, and remit (including but not limited to local meals & beverage taxes, and bag fees) will be passed back to Restaurants.

²Uber Eats is only considered a marketplace facilitator for delivery of grocery and convenience products in these jurisdictions.

³Uber Eats was considered a marketplace facilitator for delivery of restaurant food from 10/1/2019 through 6/30/2020. Beginning on 7/1/2020, Uber Eats is only considered a marketplace facilitator for delivery of grocery and convenience products in these jurisdictions.

⁴From 3/2/2020 through 7/31/2020, Uber Eats was not obligated to collect all other taxes or similar fees collected on transactions (including but not limited to local meals & beverage taxes, and bag fees). Therefore these taxes and fees were passed back to Restaurants during this period. Beginning on 8/1/2020, Uber Eats will begin reporting and remitting these other taxes and fees, including those listed prior.

This list will be updated as Uber Eats obligations change in response to new legislation. You may be notified if changes affect your restaurant.

Additional FAQs

  • The sales tax Uber Eats collects and remits to the applicable tax authority is labeled “Marketplace Facilitator Tax”.

  • Uber Eats is remitting certain locally administered taxes, such as food and beverage, meals, and hospitality tax back to Restaurants. Uber Eats is not responsible for reporting and remitting taxes to local authorities that have been remitted back to Restaurants.

  • In marketplace facilitator states, Uber Eats is responsible for setting applicable sales tax rates.

  • Uber Eats is unable to provide technical, tax or legal advice to our restaurant partners on any matters. Should you need assistance with these matters, we recommend contacting the appropriate taxing authority or seeking a professional service provider.

  • Please visit this link below to see marketplace facilitator details for Canada.