If a company has a presence within a state, they are required to charge a state tax. Each state has its own laws regarding taxes.
At Purple, we do our best to operate with integrity and follow the laws of the land. We are required to charge taxes within nearly 20 states in order to be compliant with state tax laws. For further questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 888-848-2305 or firstname.lastname@example.org.