lug letter

Sebastian Rahtz
Sun, 28 Mar 1999 23:48:12 +0100 (BST) writes:
 >     depends on quantity...
 > Why?
because if the poor LUGs order 1000, and the rich ones 1000, it doesnt
add up!

 >     what about tax? i had to pay 17.5% "value added tax" here. the
 > Tax paid to who?  The US government, just for making a CD?  There's no
 > federal vat here as far as I know.  Is there?  Or to the British
 > government because we're shipping merchandise to you?
dont you pay sales tax?

and yes, import duty into the UK or Germany may come into it. it
certainly hits the Poles!

 > I'm not sure if we'll have to pay state tax or not, but if so, we'll
 > just have to add 6% to the cost or whatever the tax is these days in
 > California.
lucky bastards, a mere 6%...