We are located in Des Moines County in Burlington, IA. By state law, we are required to collect state sales tax as well as any county discretionary taxes for all purchases made from this web site that are shipped to destinations within the state of Iowa. For simplification purposes, all orders shipping to Iowa destinations will have the 6% Iowa state sales tax applied and we will pay any county discretionary taxes owed.
The distributor who ships our goods is located in Texas and Texas state law requires us to collect sales tax as well as any municipal and/or county taxes for all purchases made from this web site that are shipped from that Texas location to destinations within the state of Texas. For simplification purposes, all orders shipping to Texas destinations will have the 8.25% Texas State sales tax applied and we will pay any municipal and/or county discretionary taxes owed.
Shipments going to anywhere other than Texas or Iowa will not be charged sales tax. Customers living in areas that impose duties, taxes or other surcharges are responsible for knowing the laws of their regions pertaining to those surcharges, taxes or duties and for paying those fees themselves in whatever manner is customary in those locales.