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post #52 of Old 02-01-2020
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Re: Best Eastern Seaboard State for Sales Tax

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Originally Posted by SanderO View Post
How long have these "predatory" tax policies/schemes been in place? Does it go back to the '50s... '80s... the '00s? Since I haven't been a buyer since '85 and likely won't be... this feels "newish"...not that sales and use tax didn't exist.. I was just not aware of it? Now I am understanding that a boat offered for $50K is really $50K + sales tax
I thought I was being a Savvy buyer once when I purchased my inflatable. I purchased in a town that was considered an " enterprise zone" with only 3% sales tax. But Low and behold, when I went to the DMV to register it. They informed me that Boat Purchases were not subject to the reduced tax, and I owed them an additional 3% tax.
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