As the battle rages on between state governments and online retailers who refuse to collect taxes, some states have more to lose from the missing revenue stream. So which residents might be more prone to ordering online to circumvent sales tax?
At ThinkGeek, buy any one item and get one item for 50% off via coupon code "HEARTMOM". Shipping starts around $6, or spend $75 or more to qualify for free shipping. Deal ends April 24. A couple best bets with prices after coupon:
JCPenney cuts up to 40% off select Handbags & Accessories. (The discount is reflected on the product's page.) Plus, take an extra 25% off off via coupon code "SEND2MOM". Shipping adds $8, or spend $99 or more to qualify for free shipping. (Many items qualify for free ship-to-store on orders over $25; otherwise, it adds $2.95.) Sale ends April 19. A couple of best bets, with prices after coupon:
Last Call by Neiman Marcus cuts an extra 30% to 50% off a sitewide during its Wow! Sale. (Prices are as marked.) Choose from designers such as John Varvatos, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nicole Miller, and more. Shipping starts at $5 or get free shipping on orders of $75 or more via coupon code "FREESHIP". Some sizes are limited. Deal ends April 24. A couple of best bets, each with $5 for shipping:
ShopPBS takes 20% off sitewide and yields free shipping via coupon code "APR20". It even works on sale items, which are already up to 90% off. That's the best sitewide percent-off discount we've seen from ShopPBS. Shipping starts at $3.75, or get free shipping with orders of $39 or more. Browse for items such as movies on DVD, games, kitchen accessories, ornaments, picture frames, apparel, and umbrellas. Deal ends April 25.
Walmart discounts more than 9,000 items in its clearance section. Shipping adds $4.97, or spend $50 or more to qualify for free shipping. (Site-to-Store pickup is also available.) Shop for apparel, home furniture, electronics, and more.
For American Express cardholders, American Express offers a $20 Statement Credit when you spend $60 or more at Reebok. (Log in to your AmEx account; the offer will be displayed under "Offers For You" at the bottom of the page.) That's the first statement credit we've seen for Reebok purchases via American Express and one of the better AmEx credits we've seen, yielding up to 33% off. Deal ends July 1.
Note that the offer may not be available to all American Express cardholders.
Coldwater Creek filed for Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code after failing to find a potential buyer or a source of capital to help fund its turnaround efforts, reports CNBC. The company expects to start sales to liquidate its inventory in early May, and plans to hold going out of business sales in the coming months. See CNBC for more info on this story.
Griffin Technology cuts 20% off sitewide with no minimum purchase required via coupon code "MOM20". That's the best coupon we've seen from Griffin Technology since Black Friday, when we saw a coupon for 30% off. Shipping starts at $3.50, or get free shipping on orders of $29.99 or more. Coupon expires April 27.
Sears takes $50 off select orders of $500 or more. Shipping starts at $6.25, although many items qualify for free shipping. Free in-store pickup is also available for most products. Coupon April 26. Some best bets, with prices after the discount:
For its members only, REI offers a $20 REI Bonus Card for free with orders of $100 or more. (Your membership number will be required at checkout. Not a member? Membership costs $20.) The card can be redeemed online or in-store from May 2 to May 12. Some conditions apply. Deal ends April 29.
Kmart takes 10% off orders of $59 or more, 15% off orders of $79 or more, or 20% off orders of $99 or more via coupon code "9810150745214490". Plus, Shop Your Way Max members bag free shipping on most items. (Not a member? It's free to sign up for a 90-day trial; otherwise, shipping starts around $5. Large items may carry additional charges. In-store pickup is also available.) Some exclusions apply. Coupon expires April 28.
Shopping in-store? Kmart retail locations offer the same discount via this printable coupon.
Lowe's cuts 10% off online orders, with no minimum purchase required, via coupon code "47000RRRRR9982R". Plus, it even stacks with clearance items, already reduced up to 51% off. Even better, orders of $49 or more (after coupon) receive free shipping; otherwise, it starts at $5.99. (Free in-store pickup is also available for many items.) That's the best percent-off online coupon we've seen from Lowe's. Some exclusions may apply. Coupon expires April 24.
Kmart cuts up to 75% off on select items in its clearance section. Plus, coupon code "KMART10PSAVINGS" cuts an extra 10% off select orders of $75 or more. Even better, coupon code "KODLBMSM" cuts an extra $15 off select purchases of $149.99 or more, an extra $20 off purchases $200 or more, or an extra $30 off purchases of $300 or more. (A maximum discount of $30 applies. The coupons don't stack.) Plus, Shop Your Way Max members bag free shipping on select orders. (Not a member? It's free to sign up for a 90-day trial; otherwise, shipping starts at $5.99 or store pickup is also available for select items.) A couple of best bets after coupon code "KMART10PSAVINGS" with free shipping:
Some retailers release coupon codes on a predictably regularly basis, and are therefore more likely to pay off in savings if you take the time to search before placing an order. We dove deep into our coupon database, sorting through every offer we posted in 2013, to find out which stores are the best.