JCarter wrote:Legally he agreed to the charges excluding tax. Res ips loc, the vendor has the duty to not behave reckless and is doing so.
Legally, he signed the credit card slip that had the total charges listed, therefore he agreed to the charges and they were not unauthorized.
Again, if you don't know exactly what the sales taxes are for a specific transaction at the city or county level that you are conducting business in, then you would be wise to research the issue or contact the proper taxation authority for the area before making accusations or claiming a fraudulent unauthorized use of a credit card.
Washington, D.C., has a sales tax rate of 6.00%
. The tax is imposed on sale of tangible personal property and selected services. A 10% tax is imposed on liquor sold for off premises consumption, 10% on restaurant meals
(including carry-out) and rental cars, 12% on parking, and 14% on hotel accommodations.
Maine has a 5% general
, service provider and use tax. The tax on lodging and prepared food is 7%
and short term auto rental is 10%.
Mississippi has a 7% state sales tax
. Cities and towns may implement an additional tourism tax on restaurant and hotel sales.
The city of Tupelo has a 0.25% tax in addition to other taxes. Restaurant and fast food tax is 9%.
New Hampshire has no state sales tax
, but 9% tax on prepared meals
I could go on and on.