Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 4/28/2014

Is tree service taxable? I had Steiner's Saw Service here today.

When I presented the 10% Angie's List Discount coupon he replied he hadn't charged me any tax and that would offset the 10% discount. The Bill was $1423. Also relooked at his information on Angie's List and he lists a 15% discount for seniors. I'm 71, does that count?
I know since I didn't know the senior discount before hand it's on me. Just would be good business on his part to have let me know that...
Thanks,
Stan
Sbartel2002@yahoo.com

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


1 Answer

0
Votes

Assuming you mean Steiner's Saw Service in Texas, then yes tax should have been charged - 6.25% plus anything your locality adds on. That would have been less than your 10% coupon, so he stiffed you by about 3.75% - or about $53. It would have been nice if he had given you the 15% instead, which would have cut your cost by around $125 even if he had charged tax.


Unfortunately, if you did not ask for the senior citizen discount up front, legally it is too late to try to enforce it now - though yes, would have been nice if he had offerred it. Guess he figured you were pretty young looking for your age.


I would ask for the difference - the $125 and see what he says - he might come throguh with the $53, or might figure you are about to turn him in for tax evasion and give you the $125.


I won't ask WHAT the service was - that is a pretty big bill for a tree trimming or cutting service, unless he took down several large trees or trimmed a whole bunch of them, totaling a coupleof days work.


If I were you, I would do a review on AL too.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy