Taxes placed 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 sale, so resellers and wholesalers are exempt from paying tax. Any merchant in the US needs to be sales tax compliant. This means that a retailer has to charge sales tax to buyers in states where he has sales tax nexus or physical or economic presence in other words.

US sales tax in X-Cart can be configured using one of the following addons:

No matter whether you choose to configure your sales tax manually or use an automated solution, be sure to first consult your accountant or local tax authority on the tax requirements that apply to your online business. This is highly recommended to ensure you are charging tax properly for your store.

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