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Re: Buying Groups
« Reply #1080 on: June 17, 2018, 09:27:38 AM »
Understand but the question was using another businesses tax exempt number. So you have a tax exempt number for your business? Does each person need their own reselling business and tax exempt number?
I think that, since the merchandise is going directly to the business, you don't need a personal tax ID number. If you were acting as a business that was then reselling it to them you might need one but that's not what's really going on.
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Re: Buying Groups
« Reply #1081 on: June 17, 2018, 09:34:49 AM »
I think that, since the merchandise is going directly to the business, you don't need a personal tax ID number. If you were acting as a business that was then reselling it to them you might need one but that's not what's really going on.
Not so simple especially since many will be part of several groups and will sell to the highest bidder so to speak. I personally use my own tax ID when doing these things.

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Re: Buying Groups
« Reply #1082 on: June 17, 2018, 10:55:03 AM »
The reason buyers on the buying group are able to and allowed to use the tax codes is cause the item is suppose to come to that buying group and then be used for resell which the taxes will be paid for. The buying group business is 100% legal nothing shady
I would be careful making a statement like this. Are you aware BB requires each induvial to have their own tax exempt certificate/card? At the very least you are violating their policy and both sides might be committing fraud without even realizing it.

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1083 on: June 17, 2018, 10:58:22 AM »
The buying group business is 100% legal nothing shady
Wow!
 I'm actually shocked they "featured" themselves in a newspaper.
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1084 on: June 17, 2018, 11:01:34 AM »
I would be careful making a statement like this. Are you aware BB requires each induvial to have their own tax exempt certificate/card? At the very least you are violating their policy and both sides might be committing fraud without even realizing it.

PSA: Don't ask your LOR but a qualified CPA. Otherwise one day you might hear Bubba asking you to pick up the soap.  :)
If this is not fraud on a grand scale I don't know what is.. And I'm not referring to only the sales tax issue.
The whole entire concept. But some people don't see the forest...

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1085 on: June 17, 2018, 11:05:33 AM »
If this is not fraud on a grand scale I don't know what is.. And I'm not referring to only the sales tax issue.
The whole entire concept. But some people don't see the forest...
Not sure I am following. Were does fraud come in with buying and reselling?
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1086 on: June 17, 2018, 11:07:32 AM »
I would be careful making a statement like this. Are you aware BB requires each induvial to have their own tax exempt certificate/card? At the very least you are violating their policy and both sides might be committing fraud without even realizing it.
What would the issue be?! You are legitimately buying for them with their tax ID?! Not for yourself for them and they give you commission which means they pay you... and  usually when someone pays you its because  technically you work for them......
How is it different then using a schools tax exempt code to buy something for the school?!? Your not keeping the stuff, your giving it to the ones whose code it is
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1087 on: June 17, 2018, 11:08:34 AM »
Not sure I am following. Were does fraud come in with buying and reselling?
Haters gonna hate...... :)
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1088 on: June 17, 2018, 11:11:29 AM »
Not sure I am following. Were does fraud come in with buying and reselling?
They are defrauding bb on their sales potential, market growth strategy etc etc. Their deals are not intended to be abused and manipulated by a Rico organiy out to rip off corporations,by mobilizing an army of con artists to deplete their limited discounted merchandise etc etc. Bla bla
I'm not a prosecutor or lawyer,but you gotta be really naive if you think no laws are being broken or bent

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1089 on: June 17, 2018, 11:16:18 AM »
What would the issue be?! You are legitimately buying for them with their tax ID?!
You are not an employee of the company. If you are then that is another whole can of worms.

Any CPA's want to chime in?
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1090 on: June 17, 2018, 11:18:46 AM »
They are defrauding bb on their sales potential, market growth strategy etc etc. Their deals are not intended to be abused and manipulated by a Rico organiy out to rip off corporations,by mobilizing an army of con artists to deplete their limited discounted merchandise etc etc. Bla bla
I'm not a prosecutor or lawyer,but you gotta be really naive if you think no laws are being broken or bent
Ouch!!! BB employees/management are well aware of what is going on. They look the other way to get great numbers.
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1091 on: June 17, 2018, 11:20:12 AM »


You are not an employee of the company.

Volunteering..... doing it to help out are fellow Jews
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1092 on: June 17, 2018, 11:22:26 AM »
Ouch!!! BB employees/management are well aware of what is going on. They look the other way to get great numbers.
There is someone at bb who defined the max per customer for a reason. The fact that a sales team rewarded on volume, looks the other way does not make it any better..

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1093 on: June 17, 2018, 11:23:53 AM »

Volunteering..... doing it to help out are fellow Jews
I applaud your intentions. The problem is you could be messing up big time without realizing it. This is just a PSA to CYA.
Maybe a buying group owner will chime in and say it is not violating anything but don't hold your breath.  ;)
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1094 on: June 17, 2018, 11:24:40 AM »
There is someone at bb who defined the max per customer for a reason. The fact that a sales team rewarded on volume, looks the other way does not make it any better..

https://www.reddit.com/r/Bestbuy/comments/8r5d7b/these_dot_coms_are_getting_crazy/

All you need is a couple of employees acknowledging they see the massive orders and continue to ship them out and it would be impossible to prosecute. Who is the damaged party here?