Partial Dollar Sales Tax

Discussion in 'Microsoft Point Of Sale' started by Bill Yater, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. Bill Yater

    Bill Yater Guest

    I have a question for the U.S. users of RMS.

    Has anyone ever encountered a sales tax district (state, county, etc) which
    uses a partial-dollar sales tax structure, so that you would be required to
    setup and maintain the Partial Dollar table in the Store Operations Sales Tax

    I'm trying to write up a requirements document for a third-party sales tax
    system (looking at Vertex, CCM, and Avilera), and I'm trying to determine if
    we need to include a requirement for partial dollar sales tax information.
    I've never seen anyone who uses it, and I'm wondering if this is some remnant
    of QuickSell which is not relevant in a US-based business.
    Bill Yater, Jul 11, 2007
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  2. Bill Yater

    Marc Guest

    YES! Florida does have sales tax structured that way, although most people
    (and POS devlopers) are not aware of the fact. The partial dollar tax comes
    from a lookup table and is not based on a straight percentage. When you get
    audited by the state department of revenue, THEY know about it. It gives
    them a last shot at collecting some money from you if they can't find
    anything else ;). This is one reason I am using RMS, as almost no other POS
    programs can handle the sales tax correctly.

    Marc, Jul 11, 2007
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