We are required to collect sales tax on orders shipping to Missouri, Oklahoma, Nevada, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington. In California it is called a use tax.
Starting November 1, 2018 we started collecting tax for sales in Pennsylvania.
SimplyThick EasyMix gel is considered a food product by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). In some states food is taxed at a lower rate or not at all. The calculated tax has taken into account the rules and rates for those states.