Originally Posted by TVMA Doc
THIS is what people aren't considering. We pay income tax and sales tax, plus lots of different local taxes where the places with the VAT it's all just a single tax.
Add all of these other taxes together and you are probably paying the same/more for that vehicle-you just don't know if because most of your money vanished before it even hit your wallet.
Wrong, just look at Europe income tax rates for example. Western Europe countries have income tax, in fact the maximum rates are in average much higher than the US, and most have a sales tax as well, and they still get screwed on the price they pay for an M3 compared to the US.