In 2018, the Supreme Court voted to remove the requirement that online retailers must have a physical presence in a given state in order for individual states to impose sales tax obligations on a retailer. Since then, states have begun to adopt and implement this legislation. While these laws are still relatively new and will continue to expand and evolve over time, COMC will comply with any states requiring us to collect state sales tax on incoming payments from customers that reside within that state.
In accordance with this new legislation, COMC currently calculates, collects, and remits sales tax for all incoming payments received from customers residing in the following states:
More states may be added to this list in the coming months, and we will continue to provide updates as needed.
Please note that sales tax is only charged once, and is not charged a second time when making individual purchases with your already-purchased Store Credit.
For tax-exempt and non-profit organizations with a sales tax exemption certificate, or businesses with a resellers permit, please contact email@example.com with your resellers documentation so that our team can ensure that your account is not charged sales tax going forward.
With this new Sales Tax Legislation, COMC is only required to collect sales tax on incoming payments from customers in states that have adopted these new laws. Store Credit earned through selling items on COMC is not taxed. Whether you’re selling items that you submit for consignment, or flipping items you bought on the COMC Marketplace, sales tax is not applied to purchases made with Store Credit you earned from the sale.
This is an enormous added benefit that you’ll only find on COMC to the already abundant reasons that you should be selling your trading cards and comic books through our service. By doing so, you’ll not only save the time and hassle of doing the work yourself, but you’ll now save by not paying sales tax for the items that are purchased on COMC.
If you have any questions or comments regarding these changes, our friendly Customer Service Team will be more than happy to assist!