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FAQ's for sales tax on PlayStation® Store purchases

   

Why has PlayStation® Store started charging sales tax?

In certain areas, state and local laws require PlayStation® Store to collect applicable sales taxes. In order to comply with these laws, PlayStation® Store began collecting sales tax on its products/services in certain states in April 2016.  

Are all products/services on PlayStation® Store taxable?

PlayStation® Store began collecting sales tax in certain states April 2016. In those states in which PlayStation® Store collects sales tax, most products/services that are available to purchase from PlayStation® Store are taxable.   

How is the sales tax calculated?

PlayStation® Store began collecting sales tax on its products/services in certain states in April 2016. The amount of sales tax charged on your order is dependent on various factors, including any applicable state, county, and city taxes. County and city taxes may vary from ZIP code to ZIP code.    

Are purchases from all states taxable?

PlayStation® Store collects sales taxes on its products/services in certain states as required by local laws.

Can sales tax rate change occur?

Sales tax rates in the U.S. are subject to change at any time by state, county, and city taxing authorities. When tax-rate changes occur, PlayStation® Store collects sales tax based on the new sales tax rate in accordance with applicable laws, without any prior notification of the tax change.
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