How is the amount of tax determined?

For Items Purchased from a Walmart Marketplace Retailer
If your Order Details page in My Account shows the seller of your item to be anyone other than "Walmart.com," then you have purchased that item from one of our Marketplace Retailers.

Marketplace Retailers are responsible for collecting and remitting the sales tax for the items they sell. They may choose to add the cost of tax to the price of their items, or they can list the tax separately. A Marketplace Retailer may not charge tax in all 50 states and U.S. territories. This means you may or may not see a charge for tax in your cart. If you have questions about a Marketplace Retailer's tax practices, please contact the Retailer directly.

Please visit the Marketplace Retailer Information Pages for Marketplace Retailer details, tax policies and contact information.

For Items Purchased from Walmart.com
Tax is charged for orders shipped to U.S. states, protectorates and territories where sales taxes are applicable. Items sent to APO / FPO military addresses are not subject to taxes.

The amount of tax charged is based on current tax rates. Gift-wrap and shipping charges may also be subject to tax in applicable states. Tax will be refunded for returned items.

Walmart Gift Cards purchased at Walmart.com or at a Walmart store are not taxable. State and local tax rates are subject to change at any time.

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I am a retailer. What can I purchase tax exempt?

State law exempts items that are resold in the normal course of business. Items not normally resold in your business but purchased by special request may be taxed by our website. For these items, you may contact your state's Department of Revenue to request a refund of tax paid. Items or supplies used to run your business are taxable.

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How do I submit my exemption information?

For Items Purchased from a Walmart Marketplace Retailer
If your Order Details page in My Account shows the seller of your item to be anyone other than "Walmart.com," then you have purchased that item from one of our Marketplace Retailers.

If you have tax-exempt status, you will need to contact the Marketplace Retailer directly and have your order manually adjusted. Please visit the Marketplace Retailer Information Pages for Marketplace Retailer details and contact information.

For Items Purchased from Walmart.com
Please direct tax exemption requests to Customer Service at 1-800-966-6546. A knowledgeable associate will assist you with the right documentation for your state. Then fax your completed documents to Exemptions at 1-877-971-5965.

Your request will be reviewed by one of our tax specialists. You will be notified by email once your tax exemption request has been approved. If your request is denied, we will provide the reasons and may request additional information.

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Once tax is credited, how can I get an updated invoice?

You may log into our site and check the status of your order through Track Your Orders. The online invoice will show the credit as an adjustment to your order.

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I have tax-exempt status at a Walmart store. Do I have to file again?

Yes, you have to set up a new information file at Walmart.com or with the Walmart Marketplace Retailer you are purchasing from. The Walmart Stores information does not link with the Walmart.com information.

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Are there limitations on payment methods for tax-exempt purchases?

Yes, many states require organizations, schools, churches and hospitals to use organizational funds. This means the credit card or checking account must be issued to the organization.

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