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Old 06-12-2014, 01:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by P-hack View Post
many states/locales have sales tax on the coupon amount, the state doesn't care if you gave them a dollar or a coupon, go figure.
Exactly. The store employee was in the right here: the burger was sold for $4.39, part of which was paid in cash, part with the coupon. It's no different than if you'd given them a check for $2.40 instead of cash.

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