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    Tax on Shipping

    Asked by Tableaux on April 07, 2017 at 01:20 PM

    In some states like Texas, we are required to collect sales tax on shipping. Can you add an option to the Payment Options so that a shipping fee can be included in the subtotal and get taxed?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on April 07, 2017 at 02:50 PM

    Add a shipping cost is already possible, please check this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/304-How-to-Add-Shipping-Cost-to-Payment-Forms 

    You can even add taxes: https://www.jotform.com/help/296-How-to-Add-Tax-to-Your-Payment-Form 

    Let us know if you need more help.

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    Answered by Tableaux on April 07, 2017 at 03:29 PM

    You misunderstand. I already have a shipping charge set as a $15 flat fee, but that $15 does not get taxed.

    I need a way to add tax to the shipping charge itself, but only if the shipping address is in Texas.

    As a workaround, I could setup an item as shipping so it shows up in the subtotal and does get taxed, but it would charge everyone tax on shipping.

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    Answered by BDAVID on April 07, 2017 at 05:12 PM

    I see what you mean, unfortunately, it is no possible to set a tax to the shipping fee. The tax rate is applied only to the products.