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2019 New Pinball purchase will be taxed.

By mnpinball

2 years ago

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    Post #297 Comments from a distributor. Posted by KingPinGames (2 years ago)

    Post #304 More info from a distributor. Posted by KingPinGames (2 years ago)

    Post #355 Economic nexus test, uses Louisiana as an example. Posted by iceman44 (2 years ago)

    Post #415 Comment from distributor. Posted by Gexchange (2 years ago)

    Post #465 State by state tracker. Posted by flynnibus (2 years ago)

    Post #505 Some expierence for 2019 and suggestions. Posted by Pinzap (2 years ago)

    Post #513 Break down of thresholds state by state Posted by Hemispheres (2 years ago)

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    #174 2 years ago
    Quoted from flashinstinct:

    I pay taxes so that someone can get heart surgery, or an operation to get a donated kidney for free.

    So do we

    #185 2 years ago
    Quoted from DBLM:

    If a person can afford to buy a NIB, they will find a way to rationalize the extra taxes to scratch that itch.

    Not neccessarily true because most people have a limit on what they will pay for certain items and i think the pinball prices are at their limit for a lot of people, me included. Even if a person is pretty wealthy it becomes a matter of principal to them when items reach a certain price, especially an item like a pinball machine.

    #198 2 years ago
    Quoted from iceman44:

    The top “1 percent ers..” pay 40% of the total federal income tax collected

    The top 10% pays 71% of the total

    People dont believe this. They think those evil rich people don't pay taxes at all.

    #225 2 years ago
    Quoted from Luckydogg420:

    The top 10 percent have NO IDEA how bad the bottom 45 percent have it.

    Not neccessarily true. I know several multi millionaires that were raised far poorer than you can ever imagine so they know trust me on that. They were literally what people call "dirt poor". Not many clothes, no indoor plumbing or toilet, no heat other than a fire that they had to keep going all night, no food to eat other than what they raised etc. When they got of age they worked their asses off and became wealthy.

    It really doesn't matter though how someone becomes wealthy or if they dont know what its like to be poor. Thats none of your business or concern. Its ok to be envious about it but you really need to lose the hate toward rich people and America also while you're at it. It says a lot about the kind of person that you are.

    #254 2 years ago
    Quoted from yzfguy:

    I get that. I never said anything about everyone from Canada, but @those claiming ours is a failed system.

    Our system isn't too bad, its the people that are running this country and selling us out. As far as the country and our system its pretty great overall and "MOST" Americans are pretty hard working people that strive to be successful. Things are going south for sure but in the end im hoping the good people of this country will prevail.

    #267 2 years ago
    Quoted from DBLM:

    This is complete and utter bullshit. I myself worked my ass off to get what I have in life. I went to college with 20 bucks in my pocket and started the climb from there. It takes a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. And getting kick in the guts and getting back up. Over and over. And above all, not making excuses.
    And I am not alone. If you look around, there are a lot of folks that have done the same thing. Working poor. First generation immigrants. Plumbers. Electricians. And the list goes on and on.
    Yeah, so there are a lot of people born on 3rd base. Guess what, the world is not fair. Get a helmet. But to go cateorize that people clawing their way up to build a life for themselves is an exploded myth is not accurate and tries to minimize people busting their asses for success.

    Amen brother....well said!

    #275 2 years ago

    Real ones or the chocolate ones?

    #380 2 years ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:


    Dont count on it. I think theres a considerable amount of people who are at their limit on NIB pinball machines. This will hurt NIB sales big time.

    #383 2 years ago
    Quoted from underlord:

    Maybe a few, but fewer and fewer.

    Yep and every sale counts in the pinball industry.

    #386 2 years ago
    Quoted from Methos:

    If they can afford $7k for a pinball, they can afford 7.5k. What else are they gonna spend it on?

    Its not a matter of someone who can afford 7k can afford 7.5k. Its a matter of principal. I may give 20 bucks for a pizza but if they raise the price to 25 dollars i would tell them to take a hike. A person that can afford 7k for a pinball machine could probably afford to pay 10k also, but that doesn't mean they will. I know millionaires that wouldnt even consider buying a pinball machine even if they was 3 or 4 thousand.

    #408 2 years ago
    Quoted from jawjaw:

    Look no further than the Beatles pin. An old basic design, a spinning disc, a few floating heads, and viola - a super LE game at a fat premium. Not only that. Repaint the trim and viola - a super, super LE game for even more money. Oh wait, a different color and a super, super, super LE for ridiculous money.

    The Beatles game didnt sell well enough to keep the doors open at the Stern factory.

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