Walmart Gives $5 Gift Cards Following Overcharge in Alabama

Walmart has launched an initiative to apologize to customers in Alabama who were overcharged due to a sales tax system error across all its stores in the state.

On September 1st, a new law went into effect, reducing the state grocery tax from 4% to 3%. However, Walmart mistakenly charged both the old and new tax rates at all its Alabama locations.

To address this oversight, the company is offering $5 gift cards to all customers who made purchases on that day.

Affected individuals need to present a purchase receipt from September 1st at any Walmart customer service desk to receive the card.

This gesture also extends to Sam’s Club stores, where customers will receive $5 in Sam’s Cash, directly deposited into their member accounts.

Customers have until September 18th to claim their gift card.

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