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Charged Tax when bought cartel coins 2/20

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Charged Tax when bought cartel coins 2/20
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MrLeee
02.20.2013 , 06:20 PM | #1
I have previously bought the $19.99 2400 Cartel Coins and was only charged $19.99.

I bought another 2400 Cartel Coins on Feb.20th and I was charged $21.41.
$1.42 extra and in Tax

Why was I charged Tax all of a sudden? I live in Minnesota so I don't think I should be charged Tax?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thank you in advance!
Prefers blasters over hokey religions and ancient weapons.

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MrLeee
02.21.2013 , 07:31 AM | #2
bump for any mods that can help me out please!
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MrLeee
02.22.2013 , 10:56 AM | #3
Sooo does Customer Service even read these?
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DLBoyd
02.25.2013 , 02:25 PM | #4
I use the $20 ea game cards to buy cartel coins. I have used a few in the past and was not charged any taxes. Then I went to buy some today and they added taxes so there was not enough to buy the coins.

I noticed it wants a zip code. If you google "states no sales tax" you will find there are six states that have no sales tax and if you then google the state name zip codes, you can get a list of zip codes for that state.....pick one.

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MrLeee
03.06.2013 , 01:04 AM | #5
So in Minnesota we are supposed to report Online purchases that you make throughout the year so you can pay MN tax. ( Nobody does this, but we are "supposed" to do it.

Now that EA/BioWare is charging Tax on their digital stuff, I have to pay taxes for that item TWICE?!?!

How does that make any sense?
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Beesodd
03.06.2013 , 03:31 AM | #6 This is the last staff post in this thread.  
Hi MrLeee,

This is based on your state's tax rules, which may have changed recently.

There's a little bit more information in this post: http://www.swtor.com/community/showt...45#edit5924845

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KalanYore
08.16.2013 , 02:43 PM | #7
Quote: Originally Posted by MrLeee View Post
I have previously bought the $19.99 2400 Cartel Coins and was only charged $19.99.

I bought another 2400 Cartel Coins on Feb.20th and I was charged $21.41.
$1.42 extra and in Tax

Why was I charged Tax all of a sudden? I live in Minnesota so I don't think I should be charged Tax?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thank you in advance!
The effective date for the Marketplace Fairness Act 2013 that was being voted on in May 2013 is to be complied by as early as January 01, 2014; to charge sales tax rate based of your residence state that your state's Dept. of Revenue & Dept. of Regulatory established statues and not the physical locations where BioWare/EA/Disney is located of physical-presence to conduct commercial commerce that includes online transaction(s) of "all sales" of this new law...BUT! All of you need to check the online info "Marketplace Fairness Act Compliance" that states the 2 categories that defines (SSUTA) member states that there are currently 22 states that are SSUTA Full Member States and 2 states that are SSUTA Associate Member States that had voted to choose the options within compliance under this act while other states have either opted out or have suspended pursuant to being revised by your federal district court for your state...

http://www.marketplacefairness.org/compliance/

In Colorado according to the Dept of Regulatory on the position on internet sales tax that the physical presence rules continues to apply until our federal district court rules to revise our District of Colorado enforcement of this act and/or existing laws within my state.
As of April, 2013 that Bioware/EA/Disney is in gross violation to charge me sales tax on any transaction and subscription monthly rate and I have a valid grievance regarding contracts and commercial agreements for which it is violating the rule of law that is recognized by Common Law through "Without Prejudice" ;this term is sufficient/recognized in a commercial judiciary court to preserve your rights under UCC 1-207/1-308 and that of Remedy & Recourse...all contracts & commercial agreements between 2 or more parties have to consented to all agreements/offers in "FULL" disclosure and by reserving your rights and consummated by consent that bears your mark, signature and dated...any amendments to any contract and/or agreements needs to be drawn up that needs to again be consented to be legally binding w/ your mark, signature and date stamp UNLESS it was established in the original contract or agreement that you agree to the terms that had an "open" authority to add any amendments or disclosed or proposed terms at a later date....IF NOT! THEY ARE IN VIOLATION AND CAN BE SUED or CAN COME TO A SETTLEMENT THAT CAN SATISFY THE GRIEVANCE/COMPLAINT OF THE DAMAGED PARTY.
So, I am going to make a formal complaint to customer service that they are in violation at this point to charge me sales tax for Colorado as my state had suspended that enforcement as it is under review and to be revised until further notice until my state's federal district court makes a ruling... as for now the rules of physical-presence applies of commercial entities that conducts business or services within my state as a consumer and I am not a retailer that otherwise have to pay a sales taxes that the Dept. of Regulatory had established and/or voted in by our elected state officials and is enforced by the Dept. of Revenue to collect all sales taxes.

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KalanYore
08.16.2013 , 03:21 PM | #8
I copied/pasted the 2 terms of the EA Terms Of Service & article 8: Paid Services; that pertains to my response and of course they had put into the language of the terms of the contract that is also a commercial agreement between EA & the Account Holder that is "us" that by agreement that "EA may modify the Terms of Service at any time."


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