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Things like this are frustrating.
On the topic of sales tax being collected...
I live in unincorporated Nevada County in California. My address says, Nevada City, CA 95959.
Within the city limits of Nevada City (Pop. ~2500), there is a local tax that is collected above and beyond the state tax on sales conducted within the city limits. (It's about 1%, but I'm not sure of its exact value right now.)
When I buy through Amazon, ebay, or other large online retailers, my Zip code suggests that I live IN the city, since my zip is the same as the zip in the city limits. I get charged state tax AND the city tax when I buy through retailers who are now collecting "CA tax".
In the "olden days" it was my responsibility to report purchases made online and pay the state their ~7% (who actually did that? no one). Now, most large retailers collect tax based upon zip codes. It used to be only retailers who had a physical retail space in the state. The states were feeling like they were loosing out on tax revenue (they were/are), and the retail landscape has changed.
I get it. I don't have to like it. I also can't blame a business if they decide that the complexity of compliance isn't worth their efforts to stay in compliance. (Yay for unintended consequences!)
(I buy my Saab parts almost exclusively through eEuro... never had a problem, and I've ordered a LOT of parts over the last decade and a half.)
'06 9-5 Combi, AT, Polar/Black
'03 9-5 Aero Wagon, AT, Steel/Charcoal
'00 9-3 Viggen, 5D, Silver/Black
'93 9000 Aero, 5MT, Cirrus/Black
'04 9-5 Aero Wagon, AT, Nocturne/Granite
'86 900 SPG, 5MT, Edwardian/Buffalo Grey
Posts in this Thread:
- Rockauto /E commerce Saga, cheaptech , Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:29:22
- Bummer..., PGAero , Wed, 6 Nov 2019 20:38:12 <-- Viewing This Message
- Colorado tax, AeroDave, Sun, 3 Nov 2019 11:39:27
- Re: Rockauto /E commerce Saga, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Wed, 30 Oct 2019 19:14:33
- Re: Rockauto /E commerce Saga, JerseySaab , Wed, 30 Oct 2019 13:48:05
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