Apple Retail Store Student Discount

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by jphoenix, Nov 6, 2003.

  1. macrumors member

    Jan 13, 2003
    Austin, TX
    I know that the Apple Store student discount doesn't apply to software in the retail stores. Does the student discount apply to iPods?
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 15, 2003
    Yeah, I bought mine last year and got it for 269 instead of 299. I don't think they charge tax either on educational stuff.
  3. macrumors member

    Sep 25, 2003
    Meri PHILLY meri jaan!

    SERIOUS? so, waitaminute..! if I were to make an apple purchase with my edu discount, there's no sales tax?:eek:
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 15, 2003
    Back in the day - 4 or so years ago - when my school bought anything it wasn't taxed because it'd be like taxing themselves. I've bought via edu and I'm pretty sure they didnt' jack me on the tax, but don't quote me on this. It also probably varies state to statte. I live in Ohio.
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2003
    Bay Area
    I'm not sure what these guys are talking about. I just bought my iBook G4 from the Apple Store in Virginia with the edu discount, and I was charged sales tax--all 4.5% (he, he, much better than the 8.25% I'd have to pay in my home state, California).
  6. macrumors 65816


    Jan 8, 2003
    San Jose, California
    Yeah, I also paid sales tax for my PowerBook that I bought from the education store in August. Just because it's education, there's still sales tax.
  7. macrumors regular

    Oct 17, 2003
    north philly
    not sure about this, but my mom told me to save the reciepts on my books, so save the receipt, im sure you can file it on your tax returns by the end of the year, it is for education after all

    what else are you gonna listen to when ur sleeping in class?? ^_^
  8. macrumors newbie

    Nov 8, 2003
    I wish sales tax was negated with an education discount. What the final price for a powerbook boiled down to was the retail price without tax. The receipt looked so nice before "update subtotal."
  9. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 17, 2003
    Adelaide, Australia

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