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QFC admits to overcharging Edmonds customers on sales tax


March 23, 2018

QFC in Edmonds' Westgate admits that the store overcharged customers on their sales tax between Feb. 26 and March 10.

The city's sales tax is 10.3 percent, but QFC had been charging customers a higher rate of at least 11 percent.

"We sincerely apologize for our error," spokesman Zach Stratton said.

"As soon as QFC was made aware of the situation, we took immediate corrective action. The coding in our system has been corrected to ensure accurate charging, and we have completed a review of our tax data to ensure this was an isolated event.

"We will redouble efforts...

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