#1
Hi all

My brother went to the US this summer and brought back 2 ipods for me since they were cheaper there than in europe.

He paid the retail price (as advertised on apple website): 249$ for a classic and 199$ for a nano 16gb.

is tax not included in that price? I found no info on the apple website, but i'm used to everything being "vat included". What is the policy in the us?

If tax was supposed to be included already, he's charging too much. (an extra 40$ = 8,75%).

So, who is an american that can shed some light on this?
Thanks in advance.
#4
Pull a Cain on him. Or was that Abel? I dunno, just stab him for god.
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#6
Quote by Kensai
Pull a Cain on him. Or was that Abel? I dunno, just stab him for god.

or pull a GOD and take his ribs and make women out of them
#7
In the U.S., sales tax is not included in retail prices.
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#8
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or pull a GOD and take his ribs and make women out of them


Ah, not bad. Or pull a fat bald man who's friends with God and have a bear summoned to maul him and some extra people even though it's hardly neccessary but god apparently likes to see people mauled by bears.
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#10
Science used ACID

It was super effective!
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#11
American companies don't have to add tax into their advertised values. (To rephrase what others have said.)

So no, the $xx9.99 prices aren't including tax.

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#12
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Ah, not bad. Or pull a fat bald man who's friends with God and have a bear summoned to maul him and some extra people even though it's hardly neccessary but god apparently likes to see people mauled by bears.

I never understood that part of the bible.

God's a douche, apparently. and his prophets have small penises.
#13
Quote by Kensai
Pull a Cain on him. Or was that Abel? I dunno, just stab him for god.






he might have had to pay more for duties. Plus tax, but I think it varies state to state.
#16
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Science used ACID

It was super effective!

look! science is evolving!

science evolved into Discovery of DNA!
#18
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Thanks for the 3 serieus replies, and haha to the others i guess.

I'm still lucky tax isn't 21% like it is here then, now am i? .

Yes. Unlucky bastards.

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#19
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Ah, not bad. Or pull a fat bald man who's friends with God and have a bear summoned to maul him and some extra people even though it's hardly neccessary but god apparently likes to see people mauled by bears.


I smell a Cracked Addict
#21
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look! science is evolving!

science evolved into Discovery of DNA!

Hit and a miss.
#22
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look! science is evolving!

science evolved into Discovery of DNA!


Team creationist: Hold B Hold B Hold B Hold B Hold B!!!

Meowth: Meowth. That's right!

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I am addicted to crack, yes
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Last edited by Kensai at Sep 10, 2009,
#23
Quote by Kensai
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Meowth: That's right!


I am addicted to crack, yes

#25
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Thanks for the 3 serieus replies, and haha to the others i guess.

I'm still lucky tax isn't 21% like it is here then, now am i? .

And the reason it's not added to the advertised price is sales taxes are set by each state. It might be 0 like NH or upwards of 8.5% like Ca. We have no national sales tax.
So a company would have to advertise 50 different prices. So nope no tax in the advertised price.
But I'm sure your brother ripped you off some how. I heard he's a prick.
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#26
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And the reason it's not added to the advertised price is sales taxes are set by each state. It might be 0 like NH or upwards of 8.5% like Ca. We have no national sales tax.
So a company would have to advertise 50 different prices. So nope no tax in the advertised price.
But I'm sure your brother ripped you off some how. I heard he's a prick.

Dude, don't get me started on TS' brother.
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#27
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Dude, don't get me started on TS' brother.

yeah, Kensai takes forever to finish.

it just gets tedious.
#28
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yeah, Kensai takes forever to finish.

it just gets tedious.

Don't I know that

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