You may have recently noticed an additional charge at check-out when purchasing RP from the store. The short version is: Most U.S. states now require Riot Games to collect taxes on our products, including digital purchases like RP. If you purchase RP in one of these states, you must pay this tax.
2018 state tax changes
In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on a case (South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.) overturned some rules about state taxes. Many states have since embraced new sales tax policies, which require us to collect state taxes for purchases made in those states.
Which states require Riot to collect state tax?
We charge sales tax as required by applicable law. If you'd like to learn more, reach out to your state's Department of Revenue.