What about tax

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  1. margiejo765

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    The last iPhone I bought Apple charged me tax on the retail price ($599.)of the phone instead of what I bought it for ($199.)has anyone noticed what they've been charged
    It burns my britches that it's even legal to do that
     
  2. verwon

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    It is in some states/provinces.....thus it depends on where you live.

    I'm in Washington, so we only pay on the subsidized price.
     
  3. iPhoneFan10

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    I paid slightly over 4% on my $299 sale this morning ($12.63 tax).. Total - $311.63
     
  4. margiejo765

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    I live in mass, I just felt ripped off its not the money it's the principle
     
  5. ZR_Yancy

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    I know Cali is one of the states that tax for full retail price.
     
  6. margiejo765

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    I'll be paying around $36 in tax,
     
  7. billnye97

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    Ohio taxes on the subsidized price not full retail but it didn't matter because I had to buy out of contract.
     
  8. margiejo765

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    My daughter & her boyfriend both just bought the 4s and signed 2 yr contracts they wish they were told while at AT&T they would've waited. both paid full value price as well on the tax
     
  9. iP5

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    We pay 13%
     
  10. K.C.

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    Not all stores do that. I bought my last phone at SAMs club, they only tax the selling price, not the full price. I think Walmart is the same
     
  11. ipod

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    Mine is $16.94 for a 32gb priced at $299
    Does that sound right?
     
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    If it hasn't been thirty days, I'm pretty sure that they can take them back.
     
  13. MoneyMaker79

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    I'm not sure how tax works honestly, but that sounds about right. Maybe it's the area where you live in. Mine was $17 and a friends was $35.
     
  14. Jill1228

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    If you are in Rhode Island or Cali, this is the way they roll! I got that rude awakening when I got my iPhone 4

    I am in Iowa now. Thank goodness they did the tax on Iowa State 6%. In Linn County it is 7%
     
  15. CASEACE79

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    Gotta love Delaware. No sales tax on anything.
     
  16. ITS ME DAVID

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    I'm in Los Angeles I paid $505 with 2 year contract $199 16gb plus $250 early upgrade pricing plus tax $55
     
  17. Lon

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    Same in Alaska - at least Anchorage!
     
  18. Yesim

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    I am in Hongkong ,I paid about $630+sales tax about $80 when i got my iPhone 4S.
     
  19. Nrevezzo

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    Here in Michigan it's 6% on the selling price; $199.00
     

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