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Are we being taxed twice?

Discussion in 'Disney Dining Plan' started by jelliott04, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. jelliott04

    jelliott04 Active Member

    We are leaving for the world in a few days and I added the DxDP to our DVC reservation today. I noticed that it splits it up into the price + the tax.

    Isn't it true that when I get my receipt I still have to pay for tax + gratuity at the table?

    I could be wrong but if I'm not why is Disney taxing us twice?

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  3. momto3pirates

    momto3pirates Active Member

    You only have to pay the tip, unless you have ordered things that are not covered by the DDP. Tax is already paid.
  4. 6disneykids

    6disneykids Member

    On the receipt when redeeming your TS entitlements the only thing that you need to pay additionally is the tip. The final receipt shows 0.00 for all meals ordered and the tax. You are only taxed once when you purchase your DDP.

    We also used TIW to purchase any items not on the DDP such as apps, and "adult beverages" Being a DVC member is one of the qualifiers to purchase a TIW card.
  5. jelliott04

    jelliott04 Active Member

    We haven't been since Oct 2011 so I couldn't remember correctly. I'm glad I was remembering wrong.

    I'm going to save all our receipts and put them in a spreadsheet to see how the DxDP stacks up to paying OOP w/ TIW. I did it several years ago and it almost came out even.

    Thanks all for the tax clarification.

  6. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala <font color=red>1937, what a year that was<br><fon Moderator

    The price of the DDP includes the tax on the meals. It does not include the tip in most cases.
  7. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

    I did this 2 years ago when I decided to take the 40% off our room rate. I found out Disney food is very expensive and we shared C.S meals, ate pizza fron POFQ. I think we came out 160under the price of the cost of the Dining plan, which was free.. This was why we took the room discount. We probably would of went to more expensive restaurants if we would of been on the Dining Plan.

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