I needed to get a sales tax permit from the State of California. These guys landed first in the search engine rankings, and they appeared to be from the State of California, so I went thru their sign-up, handing them all kinds of Personally Identifiable Information [PII] and agreed to pay them $198.00. | A few words of explanation… many government agencies in 2017 use totally legitimate subcontractors for the routine work of government. Famously, pet licensing and traffic citation payment processing are often subcontracted out, etc. So the appearance of a non-government URL is not an automatic give-away. But I’m still personally embarassed I fell for this crap, since I usually don’t. | When I clicked PAY, the response screen said I’d receive my document in 30 days, not immediately online, as I assumed I would. I checked the company, and they have no physical address or phone listed, and no way to contact them aside from a web response form. [continued below]….
- Name: Tax Resale Certificate, LLC.
- Country: United States
- State: Kentucky
- City: Louisville
- Website: taxresalecertificate.org