North Carolina residents who purchased an Optional Maintenance Agreement for a Dell computer product may be eligible for a potential award from the North Carolina Dell Sales Tax Class Action Lawsuit! According to the lawsuit, Dell had incorrectly charged North Carolina sales or use tax on purchases for Optional Maintenance Agreements. These agreements are maintenance plans that cover any repair or replacements for the associated Dell purchase. While it is normal for hardware to be taxed the Optional Maintenance Agreement is a service that shouldn’t be taxable. Dell and other respondents claim they have legal defenses to the plaintiffs claims but have agreed to settle the lawsuit in order to avoid the burden and expense of ongoing litigation. If you’re eligible, submit a claim form to receive your potential award by April 2, 2018!
North Carolina Dell Sales Tax CAL:
- North Carolina Dell Sales Tax Claim Form
- Claim Form Deadline: 04/02/2018
- Who’s Eligible: Anyone who, from April 15, 1999 through December 31, 2008 purchased from one or more of Respondents at least one Optional Maintenance Agreement and paid any amount of money denominated as a tax. With a ship-to location was in North Carolina, and has still not received a refund of the tax money after a return of the Dell-branded hardware.
- Estimated Amount: Varies
- Proof of Purchase: Yes
- Case Name & Number: Zack B. Starritt, et al. v. Dell Inc., et al., before the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution
How to File a Claim:
- Head on over to the North Carolina Dell Sales Tax Claim Form.
- Read over and complete the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award by April 2, 2018!
Were you taxed on your purchase of an Optional Maintenance Agreement and were not able to receive a refund on the tax when you returned the associated Dell hardware? If so, you may be eligible for a potential award from the North Carolina Dell Sales Tax Class Action Lawsuit. The Optional Maintenance Agreement is a service that shouldn’t be taxable. If you recall getting into the agreement after purchasing associated Dell hardware for maintenance and repair services you should be eligible. Those that were deemed eligible will be able to receive a potential award by April 2, 2018! If this lawsuit does not interest you, take a look at our full list of Class Action Lawsuit Settlements for other potential ways to make some cash!
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