Wal-Mart Accused Of Botching Sales Tax On Coupon Buys

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been accused of violating Pennsylvania law by allegedly charging customers sales tax on discounts they received from coupons, according to a proposed class action removed to Pennsylvania federal court Monday.

Regulations issued by the state's Department of Revenue say businesses can't apply sales tax to coupon discounts if the coupon and items purchased are listed on a customer's receipt. But a Pittsburgh-area man who purchased items from his local Walmart using a “buy one, get one free” coupon contends the retail giant...
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