Taxes on the sale or lease of goods and services in the United States are called sales taxes. Sales taxes are only charged at the final point of purchase, so resellers and wholesalers are exempt from paying tax. However, any merchant in the US needs to be sales tax compliant, which means that retailers have to charge sales tax to buyers in states where they have sales tax nexus or physical or economic presence, in other words.

You can configure US sales tax in X-Cart using one of the following add-ons:

Whether you configure your sales tax manually or use an automated solution, be sure first to consult your accountant or local tax authority on the tax requirements that apply to your online business. It is highly recommended to ensure you charge tax properly for your store.

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