Orders Subject to Sales Tax
Items sold by Quidsi Retail LLC -
Items sold by Quidsi Retail LLC and shipped to destinations in the following states are subject
to tax: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Items sold by Squaretrade -
Items sold by Squaretrade and shipped to destinations in the following states are subject to tax:
Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, New Jersey,
New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,
Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Note: No sales tax is charged when purchasing gift cards; however, purchases paid for
with gift cards may be subject to tax.
How Sales Tax Is Calculated
If an item is subject to sales tax in the state to which the order is shipped, tax is generally
calculated on the total selling price of each individual item. In accordance with state tax
laws, the total selling price of an item will generally include item-level shipping and handling
charges, item-level discounts, gift-wrap charges, and an allocation of order-level shipping and handling
charges and order-level discounts.
The amount of tax charged on your order will depend upon many factors including the identity of the
seller, type of item purchased, and destination of the shipment. Factors can change between the time
you place an order and the time of credit card charge authorization, which could affect the calculation
of sales taxes. The amount appearing on your order as Estimated Tax may differ from the sales taxes
State Reporting and Use Tax
We do not collect sales or use taxes in all states. For states imposing sales or use taxes, your purchase is subject to
use tax unless it is specifically exempt from taxation. Your purchase is not exempt merely because it is made over the
Internet or by other remote means. Many states require purchasers to file a sales/use tax return at the end of the year
reporting all of the taxable purchases that were not taxed and to pay tax on those purchases. Details of how to file these
returns may be found at the websites of your respective taxing authorities.
Colorado HB 1193, enacted in February 2010, required online retailers to provide a detailed purchase report to customers
with more than $500 of annual Colorado purchases by January 31st and to provide a summary purchase report with the total
amount of each customer's annual Colorado purchases to the Colorado Department of Revenue by March 31st. This law is currently
the subject of a legal challenge brought by the Direct Marketing Association and others. In the meantime, the U.S. District Court
has suspended enactment of the law while the legal challenge proceeds.
For Oklahoma purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the Oklahoma individual income tax return [Form 511] or by filing
a consumer use tax return [Form 21-1]. The referenced forms and corresponding instructions are available on the Oklahoma Tax
Commission website, www.tax.ok.gov. We are required to provide the notice above for Oklahoma purchases
based on Oklahoma law (HB 2359) enacted in June 2010.
For South Dakota purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the South Dakota use tax form. The use tax form and
corresponding instructions are available on the South Dakota Department of Revenue website. We are required to provide the
notice above for South Dakota purchases based on South Dakota law (SB 146) enacted in April 2011.
For Vermont purchasers, the tax may be reported and paid on the Vermont use tax form. The use tax form and corresponding
instructions are available on the Vermont department of taxes website. We are required to provide the notice above for Vermont
purchases based on Vermont law (H 436) enacted in May 2011.