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Old 05-03-2013, 11:47 AM
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Quote from Killerz View Post :
I thought I posted back here regarding that. I unfortunately had to cancel the order because I used the wrong CC address and apparently they can't fix it after the fact. When I went back to order it was OOS. I will try again when it comes back in stock but I doubt it will work. I agree, it is absolute bullshit that we are restricted to purchasing from Sprint. Also, can someone explain this to me. Why when I go to buy a phone from Sprint they charge tax on the full retail value of the phone while Costco charges it on the sale value?
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My understanding of sales tax is that a company should only charge tax on the full amount if they're receiving payment for that full amount.

For example, let's say you go to Burgerking and they have a buy one get one free deal, and you can get 2 Whoppers for $4 instead of $8. If the franchise is obtaining reimbursement for the $4 from the corporation, the proper sales tax should be charged on $8, as that's the actual sales price.

However, if the franchise is just selling its Whoppers at 2 for $4 without reimbursement, tax should be charged on $4, as that's the actual sales price.

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