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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Sales Tax on Total Losses California Class Action

When an insurance company pays you the actual cash value (ACV) of a totaled vehicle, what is included in that amount? The complaint for this class action alleges that State Farm Mutual Automobile Company should, but does not, include the sales tax that will be charged on a new vehicle.  Read more

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Safeco Insurance of Illinois Sales Tax on Total Losses Missouri Class Action

When an insurance company must pay for a vehicle that is a total loss from an accident or that has been stolen, what items must be figured into the payout? The complaint for this class action alleges that Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois is required to pay sales tax as part of the payment for  Read more

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Walmart Incorrect Refund of Sales Tax on Returns Settlement

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is putting down $5 million to settle claims that it incorrectly calculated the sales taxes on returned items. The complaint alleged that it did not refund the correct amount of sales taxes along with the purchase price.  Read more

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Large Retailers No State Tax Due on Face Masks Pennsylvania Class Action

This class action brings suit against a variety of businesses operating in Pennsylvania, including Walmart, Inc. and the Home Depot, Inc. for charging sales tax on face masks. The complaint alleges that masks are exempt at the moment from Pennsylvania state sales tax, and claims that the companies who have been collecting it from consumers  Read more

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Walmart Sales Tax on Dietary Supplements Pennsylvania Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Walmart charged customers tax on dietary supplements in Pennsylvania, when in fact Pennsylvania does not tax these items. At issue are 5-Hour Energy drinks.  Read more

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Geico Indemnity ACV Sales Tax on Leased Vehicles California Class Action

In recent years, a number of class actions have taken up the question of what insurance companies must include in their payouts of the actual cash value (ACV) for total losses of vehicles. This complaint says that Geico Indemnity Company does pay sales taxes for total losses of owned or financed vehicles. What Geico does  Read more

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Progressive Auto Policies ACV Sales Tax and Regulatory Fees Class Action

When an insurance determines the actual cash value (ACV) payout for a total-loss vehicle, what costs does this include? The complaint for this class action claims that Progressive Advanced Insurance Company and Progressive Specialty Insurance Company should include regulatory fees and sales taxes.  Read more

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Claris Charged Illinois Sales Tax on FileMaker Software Class Action

How does sales tax work with software, since it sells under different terms, such as licenses? The complaint for this class action alleges that Claris International, Inc. wrongly charges sales tax on its software products. The complaint alleges that Claris has violated Illinois state laws, including the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, among  Read more

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Murphy Oil USA Tax on Discounted Items Settlement

Murphy Oil USA, Inc. is paying out about a half a million dollars, in cash and coupons, to settle a lawsuit alleging it charged too much sales tax on discounted items. The complaint alleged it charged sales tax on the Murphy-funded portion of the discounted price at Murphy USA and Murphy Express stores in 24  Read more

Walmart, Sam’s Club Sale Items Taxed at Non-Sale Prices Class Action

You wouldn’t think that a company as large as Walmart (or Sam’s Club) would scrape extra pennies from customers in the guise of sales taxes, but that’s what the complaint for this class action alleges. It claims that, for sale items, Walmart calculates the sales tax based on the original price of the item, instead  Read more