As a seller you are responsible for complying with all applicable tax laws. These laws include any local laws for your home state as well as “internet sales tax” laws.
If you sell to buyers in the US, some states may require the collection of Internet Sales Tax on your transactions. Many jurisdictions require the collection of some type of Internet Sales Tax.
Requirements for collecting sales tax vary greatly and change rapidly. For more information, please check these two links:
Sellers make sure you are aware of the regulations and restrictions for your specific location. All states have specific requirements for applying sales tax which must be followed. Sales tax is only applied if the buyer is shipping to a state that requires sales tax remittance.
How to Specify Sales Tax
A seller is able to specify states where sales tax is applied during the listing process.
To collect only for GunBroker.com Marketplace Facilitator States:
Example: If the seller does not collect sales tax for any states except those GunBroker needs to collect for, the option would appear as shown below:
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To collect for states beyond GunBroker.com Marketplace Facilitator States:
If the seller does collect sales tax in states outside of the GunBroker.com Marketplace Facilitator States, the option below would be chosen, and the seller would specify the State and Tax Percentage.
Information on current list of GunBroker.com Marketplace Facilitator states is available here: Marketplace Facilitator Sales Tax Collection
As a buyer it is important to understand that due to recent legislation in many states more and more sellers are required to collect sales tax. The amount of tax charged on your purchase depends on many things including:
- The requirements for the particular seller
- The item purchased
- The shipping address
Requirements for collection and tax rates change constantly.
Please consult your tax advisor for details about your particular situation.
Items shipped to destinations in the following states and US territories may be subject to tax:
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Puerto Rico
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia