I think I'll choose our silly hodgepodge over 25% VAT.
On 3/16/2014 3:13 PM, Nathan Wajsman wrote:
> Similar issues had to be ironed out within the EU. If I buy something from an
> online shop in, say, Denmark, should I pay the VAT at the Spanish rate (21%)
> or the Danish one (25%)? The way it got solved within the EU is that you pay
> the VAT rate of the country where the shop is located (so 25% in the example
> above). This way the complications you describe below disappear.
> Nathan Wajsman
> Alicante, Spain
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> On Mar 16, 2014, at 8:02 PM, Daniel Sepke wrote:
>> My apologies to the international members...
>> At least in NC the rule for mail order is to charge the appropriate county
>> rate you are delivering to. With all the attendant local taxes applied, if
>> valid (some NC counties have the permission to levee a local tax but are not
>> enforcing it yet). Back when I had my business there it was a pain to figure
>> out and impossible to explain to customers. Oh and totally unsupported by
>> every vendor working on my behalf. This is why I have trouble supporting
>> Internet sales tax legislation as there are likely 1000's of permutations of
>> sales tax rates in the USA. They are often impossible to calculate with a
>> zip code, sometimes following county lines. In my experience only business
>> that asks for my county is UPS, not even Amazon appear to ask.
>> Dan S
>>> On Mar 15, 2014, at 4:44 PM, "Moose" <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 3/15/2014 12:02 PM, Chuck Norcutt wrote:
>>>> If you're a New York state resident B&H charges you NYC sales tax which
>>>> is 8.875%. My local New York state and county tax is only 8%.
>>>> Extremely irksome.
>>> That's the way it is here, too. Tax varies in Calif. by county, city and
>>> special district. You pay whatever the local
>>> total rate is where the store is located. Any other option would be
>>> hopelessly convoluted. And you know some people
>>> would be getting fake IDs from the lowest rate locations.
>>> Taxed Moose
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