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1. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:41 BST
Okay, it seems that you're required to pay sales tax anytime you want to buy a game on the eShop. Why? I already payed sales tax on the Prepaid card! The old "points system" bypassed this requirement somehow, and it seems stupid that we now have to pay in bizzare increments. (Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening cost me $6.32) If "points" instead of "$" allow for tax to be bypassed, I don't see why we can't just use those.
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2. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:44 BST
Odd..I don't have a sales tax when I buy the games.
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3. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:45 BST
4. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:45 BST
I'm in Northern California USA.
5. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:54 BST
Changed My zip code to a California Adress. I suggest that if any of you are required to pay tax, you do the same.
6. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:57 BST
I didn't have to pay sales tax on the prepaid card.(or the points for that matter.) But I got tax on the games too. I got to admit I'm annoyed about that.
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7. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:57 BST
I receive sales tax when buying Wii/DSi points with my credit card through the shops, yet I don't get sales tax when buying the points card at the store with cash. I live in Indiana.
8. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:59 BST
I love Oregon
I don't really give a damn anymore.
9. Posted: Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:59 BST
Change your zip code to Oregon or some other state
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10. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 00:00 BST
Yeah, it's hardly tax evasion if you were already forced to pay tax on the card in the first place. That seems silly that they do charge tax on a cash card though — maybe ask the store you bought it from as it might have been a mistake.
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11. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 00:01 BST
I pay my fair share through my paychecks also
12. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 00:03 BST
Depending on where you are in the US, some states (or counties) have passed new laws and regulations regarding the taxation of internet transactions. It sucks, but them's the breaks — it was a long time coming, anyway, lol. They tax everything else, after all. :3
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13. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 02:08 BST
The IRS and local & state taxing authorities may beg to differ. If you're providing false information in order to avoid paying taxes you are supposed to be paying, that is tax evasion.
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14. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 02:15 BST
Well I don't think you need to pay tax at a store for a gift card in Canada.
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15. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 02:43 BST
i, for one, miss the Nintendo Points in a way. at least i paid taxes once for a bulk amount. now i get taxed for every download. so now i buy $10 through the 3DS with a C.C. (not sure if that was taxed), but after buying one game for $1.99 plus tax, i've ended up with an amount that will be very difficult to zero out. granted it will just a chunk of change, but still...
Edited on Fri 10th June, 2011 @ 03:14 by Mirrorball
16. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 02:48 BST
I don't mind paying tax, but I shouldn't have to pay it to get the card just to have to pay it again on the eShop. That's pretty stupid no matter how you look at it. >: (
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17. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 02:58 BST
Contact your local/state/federal legislators, and let them know. Unless you're under voting age, in which case, they won't care.
18. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 03:01 BST
TwilightV wrote:I don't mind paying tax, but I shouldn't have to pay it to get the card just to have to pay it again on the eShop. That's pretty stupid no matter how you look at it. >: (Contact your local/state/federal legislators, and let them know. Unless you're under voting age, in which case, they won't care.
Oh i'm voting age. And i'll do just that. >:V
Edit: I'll bring my 3DS and store receipt too.
Edited on Fri 10th June, 2011 @ 03:02 by TwilightV
19. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 03:02 BST
I know that they are trying to get online sales taxable in California.
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20. Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2011 03:03 BST
i really don't think they really care regardless if you can vote or not.