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Old Jun 21, 2010, 04:27 PM
Cedille Cedille is offline
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We will have even more entries to fix, given how much albums will have been added to this database by the time when the tax is finally increased (although I expect we'll also have assembled a larger team and active editors by then), but yeah, I don't think this is something we should take action so soon. Just wanted it to be on the issue list.

Meanwhile, perhaps we need to be careful about our submissions, now that we start covering anime, and we're routinely adding albums released before 1991 1989! (the year when Japan started the consumption tax) or 1997 (the year when it was raised to 5 percent). If the last two digits of the printed price of 70s to 80s release are zeros, for example, the scan might be from an earlier printing and it might be the pre-tax price, so we have to multiply it by 1.05...

Last edited by Cedille; Jun 22, 2010 at 06:22 AM. Reason: This member had a incredibly bad memory and didn't remember since when he couldn't buy a canned drink with one coin.
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