Yes, Dr. Martens does collect sales tax in some states. In general, state laws require internet retailers to collect sales tax on orders shipping to states in which they have a physical business presence. Dr. Martens AirWair USA LLC orders that are shipped to the following states are subject to sales tax:
Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The tax rate applied will be based on the type of item purchased and will be the combined state and local rate for the address to which your order is shipped.