Collectible / Gold and Silver State Sales Taxes in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Laws and Regulations
The State of Pennsylvania requires the collection of sales taxes on certain products sold by Silver.com and delivered to a Pennsylvania address. These taxes must be collected on (1) copper products; (2) coins that are not currently, or were not previously, used as legal tender in the United States or any foreign country; (3) accessory items; and (4) 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 Pennsylvania:
- Coins. A coin made of gold, silver, or other metal which has not or has not ever been used as legal tender in the United States or any foreign country.
- 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.
Sales taxes in Pennsylvania are calculated at checkout on the Silver.com website based on (1) the taxability of products sold by Silver.com in Pennsylvania set forth above, and (2) the specific tax rates established by the taxing jurisdiction of the delivery address in Pennsylvania.
Silver.com began collecting sales taxes in Pennsylvania on December 1, 2018. Our sales tax license number in Pennsylvania is 67634659.
If you are a Pennsylvania-based reseller and wish to file a Reseller Certificate with Silver.com, please download the Pennsylvania 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, Inc., 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 sales 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 Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, we suggest you visit the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue located at https://www.revenue.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx.