hasbrotoyshop - no taxation without representation

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  1. videriant

    videriant Well-Known Member

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    Has anybody else noticed any changes to hasbrotoyshop's charges?

    When I bought stuff last year the sales tax was usually around 6.25-6.5% which was nice because sales tax in texas is 8.25%. Now when I add things to the cart the tax is racking up from 9.0%-9.5%. What's the deal?

    EDIT: I figure out part of it, they're taxing shipping cost. Total + Shipping = 8.25%. I'd be okay with them taxing at 8.25% instead of 6% but not if they're also taxing shipping. I don't buy alot online. Do other stores tax shipping?
     
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    Time for a Boston Transformers party. hehe I kid.
     
  3. Makxsh1mum

    Makxsh1mum Well-Known Member

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    Well i know that California sales tax rate is going to increase on 4/1 by ~1%. So it's gonna suck even more for us californians soon. Dunno where hasbrotoyshop is based out of, but if it's cali, then that may be a reason - they're pre-empting the change now possibly? Either way, sucks for us buyers.
     
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    Is it even legal to tax shipping? Handling I could see, but shipping?
     
  5. Bgrngod

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    The tax is supposed to be charged to the location of the buyer, not the seller. It doesn't really matter where BBTS is located for charging sales tax. It matters where YOU live.

    Thankfully, Oregon has rejected sales tax every single time it's come up to vote on. Yay for ridiculously high property tax! :/
     

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