Sales Tax Laws
I haven't been charged sales tax in the past. Why am I seeing this charge now?
The laws around charging sales tax for products have been evolving rapidly; due to a recent Supreme Court Decision, we must charge sales tax in your state. JEGS will collect sales/use tax only for invoices generated on and after October 1st 2018. All invoices from prior periods will not be affected.
States that are currently being charged Sales Tax are below. Click on any state below to view the tax-exempt forms for that state:
What is use tax?
Use tax is similar to sales tax. The difference is who pays the state.
When you are charged sales tax the merchant (JEGS) pays the sales tax to your state.
When you are not charged tax on a taxable purchase you may be responsible for paying the use tax to your state at the same rate your sales tax is collected.
For more information you should contact a Tax Professional or your states Department of Revenue.
How much sales tax am I being charged?
The tax rate varies by location, and is in accordance with your state and local laws.
What if I am tax exempt?
Please e-mail your appropriate state exempt-sales certification to firstname.lastname@example.org
I have additional questions, who can I talk to?
Please e-mail email@example.com.
Why is your competitor not charging sales tax?
JEGS is complying with state laws and is unable to comment on the guidelines/compliance of other businesses. Failure to pay sales tax could result in state governed taxation at a later time.