Online retailers tinker with rebates to use Internet forms

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 I don't  know about you, but I avoid rebates like the plague. Often, I am lured into a  sale too good to be passed up, only because of a promise of a very significant  refund from the...
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Oh no, not more rebates. They’ve always bugged me because you have to pay sales tax on them. With provincial and federal sales tax here its 14 percent. So thats 7 bux on a 50 dollar rebate, so it really only makes the thing 43 dollars cheaper. I try to avoid rebates, but I have seen some sweet deals that even with paying the extra tax were too good to pass up. Doing them online saves me the postage stamp and envelope, so I guess its a small step forward.