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understanding (was avoiding) sales tax,

updated sat 28 aug 04


pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on thu 26 aug 04

on (ceramics or any) equipment pruchases made out-of-state...

Hi Brad,

"Use Tax" being the term, for when someone has bought goods
from outside of the jurisdiction of their state's department
of taxation.

In which, they are expected to pay their state, the Use Tax,
to the same amount, as what would have been the sales tax,
had they bought the goods in their own state's jurisdiction.

Or such is my understanding...

el ve

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brad Carter"

> I am curious--is it possible to avoid sales tax by
purchasing studio
> equipment and supplies via the internet? If so, can
anyone recommend a good
> internet-based ceramics supply business? I need to
purchase a kiln, wheel, and
> possibly a slab roller and extruder, plus lots of supplies
and hand tools.
> Thanks for the help.
> Please reply to