Collectible / Gold and Silver State Sales Taxes in North Carolina
North Carolina Laws and Regulations
The State of North Carolina requires the collection of privilege taxes on certain products sold by Silver.com and delivered to a North Carolina address. These taxes must be collected on (1) copper products; (2) any products that are not smelted or refined; (3) any coins that do not have a value beyond their statutory or nominal value; (4) accessory items; and (5) processed items. All other products sold by Silver.com are exempt from these taxes.
The following definitions apply to products on which taxes must be collected in North Carolina:
- Coins. A coin made of gold, silver, or other metal which is or has been used as legal tender.
- Accessory Items. Items such as holders, tubes, coin flips, and apparel.
- Processed Items. Precious metals that have been processed by third parties into items that are valued on more than their precious metal content, such as statues or colorized coins.
Privilege taxes in North Carolina are calculated at checkout on the Silver.com website based on (1) the taxability of products sold by Silver.com in North Carolina set forth above, and (2) the specific tax rates established by the taxing jurisdiction of the delivery address in North Carolina.
Silver.com began collecting privilege taxes in North Carolina on October 1, 2018. Our privilege tax license number in North Carolina is 003266772.
If you are a North Carolina-based reseller and wish to file a Reseller Certificate with Silver.com, please download the North Carolina Reseller Certificate form here. Once you have filled out this form, either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail it to Silver.com, 5930 Royal Lane, Suite E-151, Dallas, TX 75230. Once we receive your completed Reseller Certificate, we will enter it into our system, and you will not be charged privilege 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 North Carolina. 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 North Carolina that relate to the reader’s transactions with Silver.com. If you would like to research the sales tax laws and requirements in the State of North Carolina, we suggest you visit the North Carolina Department of Revenue located at https://www.ncdor.gov/.