How much tax do you pay on an purchase in California?
In the San Francisco East Bay (Castro Valley, CA) we pay 8.5 cents on the dollar.
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Sales Tax . No you do not. Sales tax is what businesses use to pay to the state. It's the "state's share" on a taxable item. A private party seller is not a business, so le…gally they cannot charge a sales tax. For example they cannot sell a car for $2,000 plus tax. However, you WILL have to pay a use tax when you go to the DMV to register your vehicle. The use tax is basically the same exact rate as sales tax. The state will tax you anyway they can.
Short answer: Yes, your obligation to pay sales taxes for online purchases has nothing to do with where you bought them, only where you receive them. This is called "sales and… use tax". You must pay EXACTLY the same tax on something whether you purchase it locally or have it delivered from somewhere else. If it's exempt locally, then it's exempt by mail order or internet order. If it's not exempt, you must still pay the use tax in the state where you live. It has nothing to do with "the feds". Sales tax law is completely state oriented. It also has little or nothing to do with whether the seller has the power to collect the taxes. If they DON'T collect the taxes, you still owe them. If they DO collect the taxes, then you can use that as a "credit" toward what you would have had to pay (e.g., they collect 5 percent, but your state required 8 percent, you would still owe 3 percent on goods delivered to your state). Ans = The below is simply wrong. It is absolutely entirely well defined. mailorder, phone order, internet, cross border, etc all of these have been around a long time. If the seller in the State your buying from does not have enough "nexus" to be or is not willingly lisc. in the State they are selling into they CANNOT collect sales tax for that State, (that is handling a trust fund unlicensed - not allowed). However, the sale is taxable - under the corresponding USE Tax laws each state has. The seller is obligated to pay the use tax. (There are issues like delivery and when title changes hands, etc., but the fact is - it is taxable to the buyer one way or another. Generally the Feds DO NOT have the authority (or interest) to make laws over State sales taxes). ans == (Comment above) My understanding is that if you are purchasing over the internet from a store or person from a different state, then you do NOT have to pay sales taxes. If the seller is in state A and the buyer is in State B, then there is not a clear answer as to were the sale actually took place. I believe congress is in the process of trying to close these loop holes, but the party rages on until that day. I avoid buying form sellers within my own state for just that reason. Answer Sales Tax obviously. Oh man is this a can a worms! Presuming the item is taxable in the State where you took possessing and are using it, YES. Purchases on the internet, TV, mailorder, etc. do not in any way change the taxability of the item. Only who may have to collect the tax. If the business your buying from has enough of something called nexus (or business presence) in a State that it is required to collect sales taxes and be a licensed sales tax vendor - it must do so for any order delivered into that State. The fact you made your order over the internet (phone, mail, smoke signal, etc) instead of at the counter at their store down the street makes no difference. They must collect the tax and remit it to the proper tax authority. However, if the seller doesn't have to be licensed for sales tax in that State, it doesn't mean the item isn't taxable, just that the Vendor is NOT required to collect the tax. The burden of submission of the tax revenue is thus moved from the vendor to the buyer . It now becomes the obligation of the buyer, under the Use Tax part of "sales and use tax laws", to pay the tax to the State. Most states make a line on their income tax returns for people to do so, and if your a business buying from non licenced out of state vendors, you should already know the places to record this tax (and/or exempt documentation), all of which are audited regularly. So to answer the question simply, if you buy Online, Mail Order, etc... YOU are required by law to pay tax to your local agencies. The online vendor is not required to charge sales tax but you are required to pay it.
Yes, as a buyer in a private party vehicle sale, you will need to pay the use tax. Use tax is calculated based on the sales tax rate in your residence county. You can find mor…e information on CA state vehicle registration at the following DMV.ORG - The Unofficial Guide to the DMV - page: http://www.dmv.org/ca-california/car-registration.php. Have a wonderful day,. DMV.ORG Support
Illegal immigrants are not paying taxes because they think they dont need to,also because they are ILLEGAL immigrants so they dont what people to find out that they are ille…gal immigrants!
Do canadians have to pay California vehicle sales tax when purchasing a used vehicle from a dealership?
I had a dealer tell me they have to charge the tax, but I looked here: http://www.boe.ca.gov/sutax/faqex.htm Purchases for Use Outside California . A purchaser is not r…equired to pay California use tax if the only use of the property purchased in California is to remove it from the state and it will be used solely thereafter outside this state. No other use can be made of the property. See Regulation 1620, subdivision (b)(9).. If the property is used in California for personal use or for recreation, use tax applies. For example, you, as a resident of Oregon, purchase a boat in San Diego and immediately leave for home. Along the way, you stop at Marina Del Rey, have dinner, and have a boat decal added. The next day you fish in the Channel Islands. Later, you stop to visit friends in San Francisco and take them for a ride in your boat. The California use tax applies because you made a personal and recreational use of the boat in California, and did not simply remove it from the state.. Delays for emergency repairs made to the vessel must be verified as functionally necessary for the vessel to continue its departure from the state. You must provide supporting documentation such as fuel, repair, mooring, or lodging receipts to verify the property's departure from California, plus documentation showing at least six months out-of-state use of the property to qualify for this provision. . So from what I can see we Canadians shouldn't have to pay the tax. I emailed the dealer this and am awaiting there resposne.
If the purchase is online or by catalog you are subject only to tax from you're state. If your organization has a 501(c)3 status you may give the purchasing company your tax e…xempt ID number if they require it. As sales tax is a state institution unless that state has an agreement with another state they cannot charge sales tax on purchases made by another state. If you are in New York and you wish to make a purchase you need to provide your exemption number to the store for their records. If you have any doubt you can always contact the State in questions Tax Department and they can answer your questions.
It depends on the state you purchase it in. States have varying sales taxes.
You are the only one that has all of the necessary information that will have to be reported on your 1040 FEDERAL income tax return for the year in order to do the calculation… for the numbers that you are looking for. After you complete your 1040 federal income tax return correctly to your TAXABLE INCOME and page 2 lines 43 and Line 44 you will know the amount of your income liability before any credits or other taxes. Continue from Line 45 to the last lines at the bottom of the 1040 page 2 and then you will know how much taxes you will have to pay if any after you complete your 1040 income tax return correctly.
because they are American citizens they help support the country
State is now 8% but it could be more depending on where you buy it. Different cities/counties add to the basic tax. Some places are nearly 10%. Our registration fees have now …doubled too, so if you get a new car think of that. My Pruis will now run me 250.00 for a 5 year old car this is up from the 174.00 I paid this year.
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You do NOT have any taxes, or other amounts that will be taken out of your NET take home paycheck after it is issued to you. The employer payroll department would be the onl…y one that should be able to tell you how much they will be required to withhold from your GROSS salary, wages, etc. for all of the different taxes and other amounts that they are required to withhold from your gross pay before they issue you the NET take home paycheck. ans I have no idea why the above contributor thinks you asked anything that has to do with after a "net" pay, your question is clearly how to determine going from gross to net, as it concerns taxes. (Many other things may be taken out of pay, even "net" pay, like automatic deductions to savings/credit union, etc, etc). There is no specific fixed amount or percent. Two people working at the same job, making the same wage may (an almost always do) have much different amounts required to be withheld. THE AMOUNT WITHHELD IS DETERMINED BY YOU...NOT YOUR EMPLOYER, THE IRS OR ANYONE ELSE. It depends on many, many things...not the least of which is what you consider tax. Many people group all their withholdings as a type of tax, but many may not be. Workers Comp, Unemployment, even FICA are all really more an insurance payment than a withholding against an income tax. The amount of tax withheld depends obviously o which state (or even city) your in, the amount of income your projected on earning over the year, (which helps determine your tax bracket and the percent that may be required), as well as your filing status, number of dependents and other deductions (like interest on a mortgage) or contributions to 401K, or medical and other benefits you selected, etc., etc. All these things can be adjusted for your circumstances by properly and completely filling out (or changing) the Form W-4 all employers ask you to. The variations are so numerous that again, it is fair to say that it would be uncommon for 2 people, working at the same job making the same salary would have the same amount withheld. There are even a number of different legal ways for the payroll provider to calculate the amount to withhold considering all the above...but overall they make only a small difference. Remember, anything withheld is just being done as an estimated installment payment toward whatever tax, if any, you do ultimately owe. If too much is withheld, it is refunded. (Too little, and you could pay a penalty and interest charges). Again, adjusting your W-4 is the way to correct for any of these circumstances. Just follow the instructions and examples for that form and you should have a very close amount for what is needed withheld for your situation...if for any number of reasons including those above, the situation changes... you will need to change the W-4.
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Do you have to pay sales tax when purchasing a used car in California if you are an out of state buyer?
It doesn't matter if you buy a candy bar or a car in California; if you take delivery anywhere in the state (except Indian reservations) you must pay sales tax on your purcha…se.
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Do Oregonians have to pay California vehicle sales tax when purchasing a used vehicle from a dealership?
If you plan on registering the vehicle in OR, then no. You will be issued a "trip permit," which acts as temporary registration until you return to OR.
The taxes in California varies by what city in California someone is in. The rate varies of 4% to 7%. This rate for general goods. People in California also pay an income t…ax.