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Can somone exlaim this?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Another Lamer, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Another Lamer

    Another Lamer Journeyman
    Stratics Veteran

    Aug 30, 2008
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    Ok - Account reactivation....a lot of people may be familiar with the following: -

    Select Subscription Type
    Please select your preferred billing cycle.
    The Renewal Cycle you choose only applies to this Game Account.
    Billing Cycle
    £9.99* Ultima Online: 1 Month Subscription
    £27.99* Ultima Online: 3 Month Subscription
    £47.99* Ultima Online: 6 Month Subscription
    Prepaid Game Time™ Card
    * inclusive of VAT

    Seems simple enough.....please note the "*" and the fact that these figues INCLUDE the VAT @ 20%.

    So....... for £9.99 I should in fact be paying £9.99 Inclusive of VAT. (The net value of this would be £8.33 + VAT)

    Seems simple.......

    Ultima Online: 1 Month Subscription £9.99
    Tax: £1.66
    Total: £11.65

    Anyone know what this final "Tax" actually is?

    I run 4 accounts and would love to know where my additional £79.68 a year is going.
  2. Salivern_Diago

    Salivern_Diago Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran

    May 12, 2008
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    Already asked about the 16% illegal 'ghost' tax on the main thread :/
  3. Kayne

    Kayne Guest

    This is being debated all over the place Another Lamer. It seems this tax is something to do with the US having weird tax laws on internet sales. However no official responses at all and it looks like we are stuck with it