Stripe offers a suite of services, Stripe Connect is one of them. Stripe Connect allows individuals to turn their business into a Platform. Platforms can then register "mini-businesses" as part of their payments ecosystem and control payment interactions between these mini-businesses and their customers.
Stripe Connects handles payments between the sender of a payment and one or more receivers of the payment (admin and sellers). It is possible to split the order total with secondary receivers, so you can pay commissions to your partners. In other words, you as a store owner can receive automatically your commission and split the payment between you and the sellers.
To set up the connected/split payment by Stripe Connect, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Before proceeding to set up Stripe Connect as the payment method, you need to register on it. To register on Stripe Connect, follow the steps given below:
After you have got the Secret Key and Publishable Key, proceed to set up the payment method. Follow the below steps to set up the payment methods:
Once you have set up the payment methods, you need to add the seller ledger rules. Follow the steps given below to add the seller ledger rules:
Now, you need to add the receiver(s) in the seller payout. Follow the below steps to adding the secondary receiver in Seller Payout Methods:
Now, the order's amount will be shared among the primary (admin) and secondary (seller) receivers. The store admin will keep its share as configured under Seller Ledger Rules, and the rest of the amount will be passed to the order's seller.