Taxation Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why is Quicksilver Scientific charging me tax?
A: On June 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states can mandate that businesses without a physical presence in a state with significant economic presence to collect and remit sales taxes on transactions shipped into the state. With this ruling, we reviewed our records and found that we are required by law to collect and remit tax in a number of states, including yours, unless you have submitted a state issued tax exempt certificate.
Q: Which states are impacted?
A: We are required to collect and remit sales tax for any order shipped to the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Q: I am a business or non-profit that is tax exempt and was charged tax. Can I receive a refund on the taxes charged to my order?
A: The tax has been remitted to your state. For any refunds, please reach out to your state department that handles taxation to discuss the refund process.
Q: What document do you need to stop taxing my orders?
A: You can access a sample of the document required requirement for your state here. Once complete, please email it to [email protected], and we will update your account to indicate you are exempt from sales tax. If you have any questions on how to complete the document, please reach out to your state taxation department or your tax accountant.
Q: Who in my state can help me with this?
A: Each state has a department that handles taxation. Below are links to each states’ taxation department.