eBay’s billing software has hit a major glitch and thousands of eBayers have received an email in their “My Messages” and an alert that pops up on their account requesting them to make a one time payment on their fees. This is affecting sellers with an automatic payment method on file to pay their eBay fees.
At this time we have no information as to when the glitch will be rectified or whether it will affect sellers ability to list. eBay support have been unable to give more information other than to confirm the system has sent the emails but sellers accounts *are* in good standing.
UPDATED 12.00pm: eBay have confirmed the emails should not have been sent and request people do not make one time payments.
UPDATED 12.20pm: eBay have now posted an announcement board notice apologising for the confusion. They state if sellers have already made a one time payment they will NOT be recharged in this billing period 🙂
UPDATED 23.30pm: And as if by magic the email has disappeared from “My Messages” just as the latest announcement from eBay said it would. 🙂