I've lived in a few different states and ordered hundreds of orders online but google express seems to have some serious issues.
I ordered some led bulbs from Costco with a google coupon and my pretax amount after coupon was $5.97 - I was charged $4.97 in sales taxes.
After talking with google they said they charge sales taxes based upon where the order is delivered from (Chicago which is the highest in the country) not where I have it shipped to. Also the light bulbs were on sale by Costco so they charged the sales tax on the original msrp. I've never heard of either of these before??
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posted: Nov. 25, 2016 @ 9:08p
That's how both work. Google "buys" the items from Costco, so sales tax is charged based on the physical Costco's location. Most of Costco's coupons are manufacturers' coupons, which are applied after tax.
3c3 said: That's how both work. Google "buys" the items from Costco, so sales tax is charged based on the physical Costco's location. Most of Costco's coupons are manufacturers' coupons, which are applied after tax.
So from a customer experience standpoint why would google use a Chicago base Costco vs someplace with lower sales taxes?
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