PSN Store tax "exploit"

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by rikuumi, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. rikuumi
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    rikuumi GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    [font="'Arial Black"]Removed..[/font]
     
  2. synce

    synce だいこんちゃんのだいふぁん

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    Are you serious about Oregon not having sales tax? That's crazy, it's 10% where I live [​IMG]
     
  3. Skyline969

    Skyline969 MENUdo Afficionado

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    10% in Canada... but that's GST (government (5%)) and PST (provincial (5% in Saskatchewan)) combined.
     
  4. Jon eBegood

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    And if you put the zip code from tortuga island, you get your game for free... [​IMG]
     
  5. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Wow, that is very dishonesty. I prefer be honest but thanks for tips however no thanks.
     
  6. CrimsoniteX

    CrimsoniteX GBAtemp Regular

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    It's actually kinda dishonest on Sony's part. Why should you pay state tax for digital distribution?
     
  7. rikuumi
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    just try it... its really working. And google, Oregon dosnt have taxes!
     
  8. synce

    synce だいこんちゃんのだいふぁん

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    Yeah, regarding the dishonesty comment... I read somewhere that Sony still charges you sales tax even if you pay with a PSN card (or whatever they're called). So you pay tax on the card *and* what you buy with it, nevermind the fact it's intangible
     
  9. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

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    Man I wish I could do that with Steam so I could pay in dollars and dodge the tax.
     
  10. rikuumi
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    Synce i know that.. before i found this exploit i made thread about that why we must pay 2x taxes..
    rikuumi 1 sony 1
     
  11. dgwillia

    dgwillia The Bacon Lover

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    Seriously, Taxes on PSN=fail, especially they already charge jacked up rates for PSP Re-releases. Nice find
     
  12. Livin in a box

    Livin in a box Livin' in a cardboard box

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    Good old UK governments and their 17% VAT. ¬¬
     
  13. Yuan

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    California doesn't have taxes too.

    I use a californian address at my PS3 [​IMG] .
     
  14. themuddaload

    themuddaload Creepin' hardcore.

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    there isnt tax on steam for me o.0 if it says the game is 19.99 i pay 19.99...
     
  15. olliepop2000

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    It is currently at 15% but will be going up to 17.5% VAT soon.
     
  16. Jakob95

    Jakob95 I am the Avatar

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    Were I like in New York City its 8% tax. Sucks for me.
     
  17. Raika

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    Hehe, I don't use PSN store cos my PSP can't seem to even detect my connection... [​IMG]
     
  18. rikuumi
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    I live in washington so its like 15% here..
     
  19. deathfisaro

    deathfisaro Narcistic Deathfisaro Fan

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    Oh wow, unless I find a Province with no PST I might start buying stuff on US PSN using my parents address in California.
    This way I still stay honest and dodge the taxes =P

    I think the taxes I paid on PSN combined would net me another downloadable game.. sigh..
     
  20. ZeWarrior

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    Wait, what?
    California has 7.25% sales tax according to this...

    I don't know.. I still use my old New Jersey address and they charge me 7% sales tax.