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Old Dec 7, 2012, 11:19 PM   #1
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Buying Online Without Sales Tax

I'll be visiting relatives who live in upstate NY and will need to purchase the Air online. Anyone know of an online retailer that will sell to a NYS address without charging sales tax?

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Old Dec 7, 2012, 11:29 PM   #2
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I'll be visiting relatives who live in upstate NY and will need to purchase the Air online. Anyone know of an online retailer that will sell to a NYS address without charging sales tax?

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Easiest would be ebay. I would also search who resells on amazon and then go through their websites (instead of amazon) and see if they charge NYS tax. Lastly, I would just google new Airs for sale and again see where they are based.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 12:59 AM   #3
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go to christiana mall and buy it. there's no sales tax there. if they dont have the model you like then just order it at the apple store online and have it ship to the apple store at christiana mall, and pick it up there. no sales tax.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:12 AM   #4
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MacMall is another, reliable source. They have no retail presence in any state as far as I know. They carry all of Apple's products, charge no sales tax, and no shipping on a MBA, and often give a small discount.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 07:16 AM   #5
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I'll be visiting relatives who live in upstate NY and will need to purchase the Air online. Anyone know of an online retailer that will sell to a NYS address without charging sales tax?

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I believe MacMall would be a good option because they don't charge sales tax and they offer a discount (at least right now) on the Air.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:04 PM   #6
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MacMall does charge NYS sales tax.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:25 PM   #7
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I'll be visiting relatives who live in upstate NY and will need to purchase the Air online. Anyone know of an online retailer that will sell to a NYS address without charging sales tax?

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Small Dog Electronics has 2012 Mini's and they don't charge NYS sales tax. I believe they ship from Vermont.

http://www.smalldog.com/Macs/Mac_mini
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you realize you are still legally required to pay sales tax right?
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 02:15 PM   #9
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Macmall is a joke. An 8 GB 128 GB SSD 2012 Air costs:

$1267 for MBA
+$12 shipping
+$98 tax
+$6 CA state recycling fee

Comes out to $1386

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Just for reference ordering from the Apple website it comes out to $1341 total if you use the education discount

So basically Macmall is shooting themselves in the foot with that ridiculous price. No idea why anyone would order from there

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Old Dec 8, 2012, 02:31 PM   #10
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you realize you are still legally required to pay sales tax right?
For me (in my state) there are few online stores anymore that don't charge tax so I don't have to worry about it.
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you realize you are still legally required to pay sales tax right?
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