View Full Version : 8 GB iPod nano - $139 from Buy.com - free shipping, no tax.

May 23, 2008, 01:10 PM
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May 23, 2008, 02:52 PM
Actually, it's $140 and more importantly, it's recertified/reconditioned and carries only a 60-day warranty not backed by Apple. I'd rather pay $149 plus sales tax ($21 more in my locality) for an Apple Certified Refurbished model and get a one-year warranty backed by Apple.

May 24, 2008, 10:18 PM
And "no tax" is misleading. They may not collect sales tax, but unless you live in a state that doesn't have sales tax, you are legally required to pay it on your own (usually via a form included with your state income tax paperwork.)

Yes, I am aware that most people don't pay this, so please don't point out that obvious fact. The fact that most people cheat on their taxes doesn't make it right or legal, and MacBytes shouldn't advocate tax evasion.