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

Charles 9 Silver badge

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Plus what if you're buying for someone else (as noted above, a gift)? The key element here is that, AFAIK, all shopping sites require the use of a Billing Address, and this is the determining point for taxation purposes. Amazon and the like already have to winnow this out because, even before this, they had to apply local taxes for any jurisdiction where they housed a distribution center. Now, smaller businesses may not wish to winnow through everything themselves, but as others have noted, solutions could be obtained elsewhere.

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