Because we do business in all 50 states, we are required by law to collect all state and local sales taxes based on the destination of the order, whether the sale was made in a jcpenney retail store, by phone, or via the website.


The Internet Tax Moratorium only provides that no new taxes can be applied to the internet itself and charges for Internet services, such as access charges. However, the Internet Tax Moratorium does not affect sellers who use the Internet as a medium to market their products. These sellers are subject to the same rules that have always applied, which means that sellers with a presence in a state must collect the state sales tax.  


  • Where applicable, sales tax is charged on shipping and handling for all orders
  • Tax rates are determined based on the delivery address of the order
  • Orders mailed to APO/FPO/DPO addresses are not subject to sales and use taxes