A St. Johns County woman who discovered Amazon had been overcharging her sales tax for years has now received a $750 credit from the company. Other local customers also could receive refunds soon.
The mix-up happened because she lives in unincorporated St. Johns County; but her shipping city was listed as Jacksonville, so she was charged Duval County’s tax rate, which is higher.
Marianne Hatcher, who lives in the Julington Creek area of St. Johns County said she figured she wasn’t the only one.
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