questionsare you in one of the states that amazon is going…

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I'm in SoCal, so yep.

It doesn't bother me that much; I order a lot from Monoprice and Newegg, and I pay sales tax on all those purchases too.

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Not at the moment, but I will be moving to Kansas sometime next year and will be taxed.

As long as the price is decent, I don't really care about tax.

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meh, people who are realistic knew it couldn't go on forever. I live in Cali, so i will soon be paying tax at amazon.

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Nope. Safe for the time being.

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@hackman2007: Shhhhh, I'm in Kansas and I'm not taxed. Don't tell anyone.

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They just started charging tax in texas this month.

Food is still tax free as a state exemption, but I'm a lot less likely to buy other goods from them now.

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No, I'm in a state where they have been charging tax for a while now.

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3 1/2 years away. Amazon built a warehouse here in SC with 5 year amnesty.

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I'm in California and it will make me shop around more if I'm buying an expensive item. 8.25% sure adds up.

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Well crap. I'm in PA. Does that mean I'm going to have to start paying tax on my BoC's and t-shirts? Or is it only purchases from Amazon itself?

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Amazon has been collecting tax in NY for a long time. Woot started charging tax as soon as they became part of amazon.

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I'm in NY and many places charge me tax already (Amazon and woot among them).

I learned long long ago to compare the actual cost of things rather than merely looking at advertized numbers. As more and more companies charge tax, it actually makes comparing easier.

I do like the taxsucks coupon code at woot, which at least gets me free shipping on many of my woot purchases.

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I'm in NJ and the added cost of tax will definitely affect where I shop.
Plus, my family in NY will stop having all their items shipped to my house.

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Amazon is building a warehouse in Southern Indiana, and state tax was part of the deal to bring it here. As the saying goes...All good things must come to an end. I'm surprised that Congress has let it go on nationwide so long.

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illinois decided two years ago (?) that no one was paying taxes on any online purchases so based on your income you have a tax amount charged when you file you taxes every april. you are allowed to claim "that number can't be correct" and provide proof of all your internet purchases for the past calendar year and base the number on that, but basically that is just begging for an audit. they are trying to push thru a law stating anyone selling anything anyhow in illinois must collect taxes and pay in regardless of where you are selling to/from.

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Still no tax charge in Arkansas....just waiting though. :::crossing fingers:::

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Yes. Tennessee reneged on their deal, mostly due to the Attorney General and Governor from the previous administration.

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@moosezilla:

NY started doing this about four years ago. The first two years, I actually checked my purchases against their suggested number and decided it was close to correct and slightly in my favor, so I just used it. (I track all expenses of significance in Quicken, so this was easy to do.) I didn't even bother to check their suggested number the last two years.

I know that leaving the line blank pretty much means you get audited. My accountant said he didn't know yet how much more likely you were to be audited if you make the number lower but I've just been paying the suggested amount and will probably continue to do so.

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They started charging tax in Texas because they bought Woot and Woot lives here. A double whammy as far as unwanted changes to Woot and taxes being added at Amazon. I'd say it will reduce my interest in buying from Amazon by about 8.25%.

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@moosezilla: I don't remember seeing that on my tax forms???
I know there's a box that you can fill in that says something like: "Internet purchases made in which tax was not applied:" and then you fill in the dollar amount of this...I've left it blank the last two years and haven't had any issues as of yet.

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@woadwarrior: Yes. Since Woot is a part of Amazon they must collect tax.

You should be able to use the TAXSUCKS code for anything over $40.01 to take off $5 though.

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I loved being able to buy a TV tax free since I ended up saving $50-$100 over buying the same TV at the same price from a local shop. I am in CA and I am sad. :(