Due to a recent Supreme Court decision, e-commerce (online) businesses are now required to collect sales tax from buyers in the following states:
For books and products: AL, CO, CT, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, NE, NV, NJ, NC, ND, NY, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY
For newsletters: AL, CO, GA, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MS, NE, NV, NC, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WA, WV, WY For Alabama residents: ”Seller has collected the simplified sellers use tax on taxable transactions delivered into Alabama and the tax will be remitted on the customer’s behalf to the Alabama Department of Revenue. Seller’s program account number is SSU-R010106966.”
Please keep in mind that the amount varies in different US states, so if you’re being charged we are simply complying with the laws in your state.