Reply to post: It's still really hard to complain

US Supreme Court blocks internet's escape from state sales taxes

ThomH Silver badge

It's still really hard to complain

It's a bit more likely I'll bother to go somewhere physical, I guess, but the sales taxes here really aren't that much.

I ordinarily pay sales tax of about 7%. If I drive twenty minutes I can get to a shopping centre in an incentivised tax zone and pay just a bit more than 3%. If I drive for two hours I can get to a shopping centre in one of the states where the sales tax is 0%. And here in the US the petrol is less than 60p a litre*, even after all the hand wringing over recent rises, so it's really a time and boredom calculation.

At least that leaves lots of spare money to try to deal with the awful healthcare system?

* okay, it's a shade below $2.90/gallon.

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