Back in my younger poor-college-student years, I’ve always been pissed that my cell phone bill was always substantially more than what my monthly plan costs due to cell phone taxes. Arnold taxes the average Californian 13.18% of their cell phone bill. If you tack on federal tax (5.48%), an average Californian will pay an extra $7.46 per month in taxes for a $40 per month plan. That’s about $90 per year. I was looking for ways to reduce this number and this is what I did:
- Researched which state had the cheapest cell phone tax (found out that it was Nevada with 1.14% tax rate).
- Opt for e-statement, so Sprint emails me statements instead of sending me a paper statements to my home address.
- Change my address online to Caesar’s Palace Casino:
3570 LAS VEGAS BLVD S
LAS VEGAS, NV 89109
- Start supporting the Nevada State government and watch my bill go down.
Here is the result of changing my billing address. Read on…