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AT&T offering a $100 credit to new service activations using AT&T Next

0. phoneArena posted on 30 Aug 2014, 23:50

Through September 30th, customers who activate a new line of service with a new phone purchased...

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posted on 30 Aug 2014, 23:53 1

1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

A drop in the ocean.

It'd be more interesting to me if ATT offered a good sale on their phones/tablets/devices, along the lines of Verizon's 50% off sale.

posted on 31 Aug 2014, 00:15

2. kyan- (Posts: 71; Member since: 25 Apr 2012)

"$100 will not necessarily cancel the expense of an early termination from a competing carrier, but it will offset the sales tax, and then some, for those that like incentives here and there."

This needs to be reworded. Sales tax will be same because customer is getting a bill credit which usually takes about 2 bill cycles.

posted on 31 Aug 2014, 11:28

3. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1121; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)

I have a question.....when they say "sales tax", do they mean the sales tax of the phone itself when you use their AT&T Next program?

posted on 31 Aug 2014, 18:58 1

4. Gawain (Posts: 426; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)

Yes, when you buy a phone on AT&T Next, the sales tax is due (the govt always wants its grab).

posted on 31 Aug 2014, 22:37 1

5. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1121; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)

really??? That is BS and I will buy the Note 3 from eBay to avoid that!! I'm not going to pay for taxes on a phone that is considered to be a "rental"

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