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Lewis W. on Swappa
Lewis W.
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If an item is listed for $352, what is the total cost to buy with Swappa fee, PayPal and taxes for NY?

Will Verduzco on Swappa
Swappa Staff

Hey there, Lewis!

First off, thank you for your interest in buying on Swappa!

Total price, including tax, can be found on the checkout page before actually purchasing the item.

  • Find the listing you're interested in and click Buy Now.
  • This takes you to the address confirmation screen, which displays the total price with tax included.

Hope this helps!

Faceofboe on Swappa
Faceofboe

Why are taxes being charged on used goods from non-professional sellers? State laws do not require taxes on used good from individuals (up to a limit).

Will Verduzco on Swappa
Swappa Staff

Faceofboe, we would prefer to not charge tax if we didn't have to! Unfortunately, tax laws in many states require all marketplaces to calculate and collect a Marketplace Facilitator Tax.

The Marketplace Facilitator Tax varies from state to state, and can be found on our State Sales Taxes page.

Click here to learn more about how taxes work on Swappa -- and why we are forced to collect them.

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