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Monday, July 31st, 2023 12:06 AM

Watch fees and taxes 10$

On your first month's bill you are charged and activation or an upgrade fee feel watch line your taxes and fees are $10 because they add the fee to the watch line and you get taxed on that it still doesn't make sense because it's twice as high as a phone line but that is the reason that I got from AT&T

ACE - Expert

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24.8K Messages

11 months ago

The cost to add a cellular watch line to your account is $10 plus taxes if you already have an Unlimited Plan. If you don't have a plan it costs the same as a phone line.

ACE - Expert

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23.9K Messages

11 months ago

Tax is paid on the activation fee.

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10 Messages

11 months ago

No it isn't 

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10 Messages

11 months ago

Activity
since
last bill
Monthly charges
Company
fees &
surcharges
Government
fees
& taxes
User
Page
Plan
Equipment
Total
GALAXY WATCH
2
$35.33
$10.00
$7.28
$4.17
$56.78

ACE - Sage

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118.3K Messages

11 months ago

On going tax and fees on watch lines is same as phones.  It's excessive given the amount of usage a watch incurs

ACE - Expert

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23.9K Messages

11 months ago

Taxes are percentages.  Something does not add up.  And yes they do charge tax on activation fees.

ACE - Sage

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118.3K Messages

11 months ago

@GLIMMERMAN76 

You know I did a little search on that. 

According to everything I read activation and upgrade fees are not taxable. 

Both California and Connecticut specifically state in their tax code that these fees are not taxable.

Each consumer should check with state tax code and dispute if you can.  

If the federal government is taxing activation and upgrade fees it is at the rate of 9.8%.   Which would be an additional $3.43 in federal taxes every time someone upgrades a phone or activates a phone line.

Have to fund ACP right? 

(1st) Illinois residents pay the highest taxes.  Idaho (50th)pays the least.

My state is 44th

Taxes are lower on prepaid service. You don't have to pay upgrade fees if you buy your phones from the manufacturer at full price.

    Currently Visible offers a $5 watch line as long as you have phone service.  

ACE - Expert

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23.9K Messages

11 months ago

@formerlyknownas 

I pay 6.10 in taxes on my kids lines and 6.15 for mine and the wife.  we are in IL

ACE - Sage

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118.3K Messages

11 months ago

We pay $3.08 , not counting the "admin fee" of $1.95

ACE - Expert

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23.9K Messages

11 months ago

That includes the admin fee.  True taxes are only 2.14.  All the other is 1.99 admin fee and 1.50 recovery fee that att charger plus the USC fed fee.

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