CONGRATULATIONS!
YOU WERE THE WINNING BIDDER OF THE LOT(S) LISTED ON THE ATTACHED INVOICE. PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW AS IT MAY ANSWER QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE.  

 

BUYERS MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING STEPS AND SUPPLY THIS INFORMATION WHEN MAKING PAYMENT

**PLEASE NOTE**

YOUR INVOICE IS BEING SENT OUT WITH A 5.5% DEFAULT MAINE SALES TAX

THIS MAY NOT BE YOUR ACTUAL APPLICABLE TAX RATE
SALES TAX IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO THE FOLLOWING STATES

AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MD, MI, MN, NE, NJ, NM, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI

SEE BELOW

    • TO CALCULATE YOUR SALES TAX PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK OR CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR ASSISTANCE. IN THIS PROGRAM YOU WILL FIND YOUR TAX RATE LISTED AS “ TOTAL SALES TAX RATE”.  https://www.taxjar.com/sales-tax-calculator
    • SALES TAX IS BASED BASED ON YOUR DELIVERY ADDRESS, NOT YOUR ACTUAL INVOICE ADDRESS.
    • YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF THE INCORRECT SALES TAX RATE WAS APPLIED TO YOUR PAYMENT.
    • IF YOU ARE TAX EXEMPT, YOU MUST PROVIDE US INFORMATION OF YOUR RESALE NUMBER AND FILL OUT A MULTIJURISDICTION FORM FOR YOUR INDIVIDUAL STATE, BEFORE WE WILL REMOVE YOUR SALES TAX. THIS FORM CAN BE FOUND ONLINE. PLEASE EMAIL IT TO :  salestax@poulinauctions.com

PAYMENTS and BUYER’S PREMIUM :

BUYERS PREMIUM 23.5% will be applied to all property sold to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price and is therefore subject to applicable state sales tax. A 3.5% discount is given to those paying by Cash, Money Order or Pre-approved Check, Wire.

NOTICE TO INTERNET BIDDERS:
Poulin Live Internet Bidding Platform Participants: Participation through Poulin live internet bidding platform incurs an additional 1% fee based on the hammer price for the lots that bidders are successful on.

Proxibid, I-Collector, Invaluable, Auction Zip & Live Auctioneers are internet bidding services that are provided by separate companies that hosts our auctions. There is a 4% charge to use their services. This amount is added to the Buyer’s Premium on your invoice.

IN HOUSE BIDDERS: FOR THOSE BIDDERS WHO ATTEND OUR AUCTION IN PERSON OR PLACE THEIR ABSENTEE/PHONE BIDS DIRECTLY WITH POULINS
DISCOUNTED TO 20% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY: CASH ~ CHECK ~ WIRE ~ MONEY ORDER
23.5% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY: AMERICAN EXPRESS ~ VISA ~ MASTER CARD ~ DISCOVER

“POULIN LIVE” INTERNET BIDDERS: FOR THOSE BIDDERS WHO ARE USING POULIN LIVE INTERNET BIDDING SERVICE THERE IS A 1% FEE
DISCOUNTED TO 21% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY:  CASH ~ CHECK ~ WIRE ~ MONEY ORDER
24.5% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY: AMERICAN EXPRESS ~ VISA ~ MASTER CARD ~ DISCOVER

INTERNET PLATFORM BIDDERS: FOR THOSE BIDDERS WHO ARE USING PROXIBID, AUCTION ZIP, INVALUABLE, I-COLLECTOR, LIVE AUCTIONEERS THERE IS A 4% CHARGE TO USE THEIR SERVICES
DISCOUNTED TO 24% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY: CASH ~ CHECK ~ WIRE ~ MONEY ORDER
27.5% IF PAYMENT RECEIVED BY: AMERICAN EXPRESS ~ VISA ~ MASTER CARD ~ DISCOVER

If you are a first time buyer paying by check, please keep in mind that we will hold off all paperwork for 10 business days until your check has cleared our account per recommendations by our Bank.

If you prefer to pay by wire transfer, please call our office to obtain the necessary bank information. All bank charges associated with the transfer are your responsibility. You are also responsible for a Middle Bank International wire transfer fee of $25. If you are an International buyer, you may pay by wire transfer or by Bank Cashier’s Check made out in U.S. funds.

SHIPPING : Poulins makes every attempt to ship your goods in a timely fashion. Because of the high volume of items being shipped and delays that shipping carriers deal with, please allow 2-3 weeks for your items to be delivered after all the paperwork and full payment is received and applied.

Please submit your payment and form using one of the following options:

Email: info@poulinauctions.com
Fax: (207) 453-2192
Mail: Poulin Antiques & Auctions, Inc.  199 Skowhegan Road, Fairfield, Maine 04937

Thank you for your business. We look forward to doing business with you in the future!
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