When you’re shopping online, you often account for things like shipping and handling fees. But sales tax can sometimes take you by surprise, adding as much as an additional 9% to your purchase price. Unfortunately, online stores are forced to tack on these taxes if they have a physical location (like a brick and mortar store or shipping warehouse) that operates in your state.
Although coupon codes and special discounts can’t be applied to sales taxes, there’s still a way to save. In many cases, most stores only apply sales tax to a handful of states. And, believe it or not, there are some stores that don’t charge any sales tax at all. In our list below, we’ve gathered up 20 different online stores that don’t charge a penny for sales tax. Even better, many of these stores also offer additional shopping perks, like free shipping and/or free returns!
Top 20 Stores With No Sales Tax:
What you see is what you’ll get at this furniture and home decor e-store. The price displayed on each product page is the price you’ll pay, with no additional shipping fees and no surprise sales tax.
American Fly Fishing Co.
The promise of no sales tax and free shipping at this fishing supply company really reeled us in. Combined with a 30 day money back guarantee on all of their products, we’re hooked!
As you can imagine, this online store carries blinds (and shades, drapery, and shutters) galore! Even better, they offer free samples, free shipping, and no sales tax.
We’re gunning for this tactical equipment site. With no sales tax, free shipping anywhere in the US (including military APO, AE, AA, and FPO addresses) and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, Botach Tactical aims to please.
We’re pretty sure there isn’t a “sole” who wouldn’t want to shop this site. They carry more than a dozen best-selling brands (like Adidas, Converse, Nike, and Reebok), plus they’ll waive all sales tax, shipping fees, and return costs!
Cherry Lane Keepsakes
Carrying collectible lines like Disney Lenox, Precious Moments, and Willow Tree, plus products from Baggalini and Yankee Candle, you’ll receive free shipping, no sales tax charge, and a 5% discount for every returning customer.
DimplesBaby delivers the baby goods with absolutely no sales tax and free shipping when you spend $50 or more. You’ll also go ga-ga for their Price Match Policy, where they’ll not just match a competitor’s price for an identical item, but they’ll beat it!
At GolfClubs.com, you’ll find landing a good deal is par for the course. Swing into the site, and you’ll find free shipping on every purchase of $99 or more, instant price matching, a 30 day return policy, and no sales tax!
Everything is coming up roses at InBloom.com. Whether it’s in the US or Canada, orders delivered through their florists won’t be charged any sales tax.
Flip Flop Shops
Here’s an e-tailer that’s toe-tally cool! Their beach-ready footwear and accessories, like flip flops, sandals, boots, and sunglasses, comes to you tax free. Plus, shipping is free within the continental US.
No sales tax is a “shore” thing at this online surf shop. Shop the site for clothing, boards, and bikes from brands like Reef, Roxy, Quiksilver, O’Neill and more.
Beauty may be skin deep, but who doesn’t love a great skincare or make-up product? At LovelySkin.com, choose from over 8,000 beauty items, all of which include free samples, free U.S. shipping, and zero sales tax.
When it comes to shopping online for a new bed, you don’t have to sleep on it. That’s because at Mattress.com, you’ll find tax-free mattresses, pillows, and more that ship at no cost when you spend $349.99 or more.
Offering the Rolls Royce brands of baby strollers, like Bugaboo and Peg Perrego, this chic baby boutique charges no sales tax and offers free shipping on $75. Plus, next day delivery in the NY Tri-State area!
For your online rug shopping needs, this website lays out the welcome mat. They offer free shipping within the U.S., no sales tax, and a 30-day low price guarantee.
Need a reason to shop for shoes? This online store is two steps ahead, with no sales tax, free shipping, free returns, and a 100% price guarantee.
We love that Shoeline.com doesn’t charge any sales tax or shipping fees. We also love that they carry a nice selection of earth friendly footwear, offer free gifts and coupon codes on their Twitter, and host a pretty fun Pinterest page!
Shu Uemura repeatedly scores with award-winning products, like their cult-favorite eyelash curler. But who truly wins on the site is the customer, who’ll pay no sales tax. They’ll also receive free deluxe samples and free shipping on every $50 purchase.
Whether you prefer a tiny two-piece or a modest one-piece, every swimsuit shopper will agree that their lack of sales tax and free shipping/free exchange policy is spot on.
While trekking across Mount Fuji may not be an every day feat, getting free shipping and paying no tax is. At USOutdoor, you won’t pay a cent for tax or shipping on $40 orders when you shop their outdoor-ready apparel, backpacks, and equipment.
Which stores do you shop to avoid sales tax?
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