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quailblaster
07-16-2012, 7:51 AM
I chose the 'layaway' route from a local So Cal gun shop in Orange back in May and decided this July after more research that I wanted a different gun. The dealer told me that they had already paid the sales tax and that I would also be hit with a 'fee' for the time the gun was sitting in storage. Ok, I get the 'fee' for the time the gun was not on the shelf, the store is entitled to something there, but why did they pay a sales tax on a layaway item and is it legal for them to do that to me?

SanPedroShooter
07-16-2012, 7:57 AM
Wrong forum, try General Gun Discussions or Off Topic.

ke6guj
07-16-2012, 12:47 PM
If you return an item, you also get hte sales tax refunded.

The store remits sales taxes that they collect on the NET sales, not on each individual sale.