Barnes & Noble.com collects tax in all states in accordance with applicable law. Sales tax is applied to the total amount of the order including fees such as gift-wrap, shipping, Membership, etc. (where applicable). Sales tax charges are based on the shipment's destination state and municipal sales tax rates.
BN.com is able to process orders as tax exempt for qualifying entities. Instructions for processing tax exempt orders can be found by clicking .
Magazines and magazine subscriptions are subject to tax in certain states based on applicable tax law.
The following states have no sales tax: AK, DE, MT, NH, OR.
States that impose sales tax collection on Shipping & Handling expenses require that sales tax be applied to Shipping & Handling when the item that is being shipped is subject to sales tax. For your planning and convenience, we display an estimated sales tax amount when orders are placed. The exact sales tax will be calculated and charged at the time your order is shipped.
Canada Tax Information
Federal tax is only added to orders delivered in Canada and is displayed as GST (Goods and Services Tax). Provincial tax may also be applied to the order. Some provinces may also apply a combination of Provincial and Goods and Services Tax in the form of a Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).
The tax amount charged is determined by Canada and its provinces. For more information, please consult the Canada Revenue Agency.
Australia Tax Information
Effective July 1, 2018, Under the 2017 Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill, as an overseas online seller, bn.com is required to collect a 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST) from Australian customers making online/overseas purchases worth less than $1,000.