AirForceVet: This will probably increase sales at the military exchange website as it's always sales tax free.
IronTom: basemetal: I thought you guys liked taxes....That was when the $250k and up were paying them. This here tax affects everybody who buys stuff on the internet.
Vodka Zombie: basemetal: I thought you guys liked taxes....I like society and civilization and all the wonderful trappings that come along with it.Like roads and bridges and, yes, parks.
AdolfOliverPanties: Politicians do not do what constituents want.
dopekitty74: So canadians are still free to buy online from US companies without having to pay taxes then?
AdolfOliverPanties: This is another example of why we are farked.Politicians do not do what constituents want.They do what big money wants, or they do something that will allow them to take in more of our cash so they can spend it on shiat constituents don't want.
Rindred: So, if I buy something online. The vendor/store isn't in my state. The company that I have my credit card with doesn't reside in my state. The company that processes the credit card to pay the vendor doesn't reside in my state. Question: what entitles my state to even one penny of that transaction? If I cross a state border and buy a sandwich, I don't pay my home state sales tax on it. This isn't the same thing how?
A Shambling Mound: I always get a kick out of the people who think shipping is a cost. If you're selling goods online and you're not making money on shipping you're doing it wrong.
jeffowl: Vodka Zombie: basemetal: I thought you guys liked taxes....I like society and civilization and all the wonderful trappings that come along with it.Like roads and bridges and, yes, parks.And you like paying for them in the most regressive way possible?
chitlenz: Brought to you by your small business, brick and mortar minded, friends at ....Wal-Mart.This whole thing was because Wally world decided Amazon was getting to much of their pie.farking Assholes.
TV's Vinnie: I really cannot fathom why the Amazon bigshots want this bill so bad. If it happens, their sales are gonna plummet.
fusillade762: t me. No sales tax in Oregon. Neener, neener.
Do the needful: AverageAmericanGuy: How did JC Penney and Sears do it before in the age of catalog ordering?[farm7.staticflickr.com image 471x640]See about 3/4 of the way down?
ArgusRun: Bullcrap. Software and apps exist now to do the calculations and filing for you. Way esier for the seller to do this than for individual purchasers.
Nuclear Monk: It's entitled to the tax because you live there, use its roads, its schools, its police force, its fire departments, its state parks, and countless other services
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