If you live in California, Amazon.com will start collecting state sales tax on September 15. This has led to an online buying spree as Californians try to get in last-minute tax-free* shopping.
Now might be a good time to look at some of those big expensive Flash collections. Even if you live in a state where Amazon already collects sales tax, or one where they aren’t going to start, there are hefty 30-40% discounts on the Flash Archives and Flash Omnibus books. This week’s Flash Omnibus by Geoff Johns Vol. 3, for instance, is running around $45 down from a $75 list price.
Plus, if you order through one of these affiliate links, I get a small percentage, which helps offset the cost of hosting this website a little. Which would be a nice win-win scenario.
*Technically, you’re supposed to pay a “use tax” on out-of-state purchases, but it hasn’t been strictly enforced.