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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2009, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
 
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Sales tax question

I recently ordered a roland vdrum kit from AMS. I live in las vegas and AMS is registered in nevada and NJ. I saw in my order that i was charged sales tax which was like $263. When i recently checked the tracking number the item was being shipped out from NJ. Can they still charge me sales tax if the item i bought is literally located in a different state (NJ)??

I just want to make sure if they have a right to do this.......thats a lot for sales tax.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2009, 11:08 PM
 
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Re: Sales tax question

Sounds like they could. The sale was made in Nevada, and they shipped it from their warehouse in Jersey.

You should have bought somewhere else man.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-23-2009, 11:22 AM
 
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Im assuming u bought it from an online merchant yes? if so, did u read their terms and conditions??
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-23-2009, 11:32 AM
 
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Re: Sales tax question

It is possible. Amazon charges sales tax to everyone and so do many companies like Dell, etc.

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Yes, they can charge you sales tax. It's because they have a business registered in the state that you live in.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-23-2009, 04:38 PM
 
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Re: Sales tax question

Even if they hadn't charged you sales tax, you'd be responsible to calculate it yourself and mail in the payment.
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