The state of California requires the collection of sales taxes on certain products sold by Provident Metals and delivered to a California address.
These taxes must be collected on (1) nonmonetized bullion made from copper, platinum, or palladium; (2) monetized bullion, nonmonetized gold or silver bullion, or numismatic coins if the total amount of a single sales transaction is less than $1,500; (3) accessory items; and (4) processed items. All other products sold by Provident Metals are exempt from these taxes.
The following definitions apply to products on which taxes must be collected in California:
Use taxes in California are calculated at checkout on the Provident Metals website based on (1) the taxability of products sold by Provident Metals in California set forth above, and (2) the specific tax rates established by the taxing jurisdiction of the delivery address in California. Our use tax license number in California is 257602304.
If you are a California-based reseller and wish to file a Reseller Certificate with Provident Metals, please download the California Reseller Certificate form here. Once you have filled out this form, either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail it to Provident Metals Corp, 6125 Luther Lane, #465, Dallas, TX 75225. Once we receive your completed Reseller Certificate, we will enter it into our system, and you will not be charged use taxes on future orders as long as your Reseller Certificate remains valid and in force.
Please note: The above is not a comprehensive description of sales tax laws and requirements in the State of California. It is only intended to provide the reader with a brief overview of those sales tax laws and requirements currently in effect in the State of California that relate to the reader’s transactions with Provident Metals. If you would like to research the sales tax laws and requirements in the State of California, we suggest you visit the California Tax Service Center located at https://www.taxes.ca.gov/.