Are you a tax cheat if you shop online tax-free?

There are 6 comments on the News Observer story from May 5, 2013, titled Are you a tax cheat if you shop online tax-free?. In it, News Observer reports that:

That's right, even if Internet retailers don't collect sales tax at the time of the purchase, you're required by law to pay it in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

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TedsLiver

Alameda, CA

#1 May 5, 2013
No

Since: Feb 07

Whitman,Ma

#2 May 5, 2013
No.
SlapShot

New Salem, ND

#3 May 5, 2013
Only if you're not a liberal.
Walter Harold Marlin

Mount Holly, NJ

#4 May 5, 2013
A joint Federal and State internet sales tax. Taxes being divided between the Federal government and to the states according to Congressional districts appropriations.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#5 May 5, 2013
Nope, absolutely no reason to tax something from another state.

States are just being greedy.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#6 May 5, 2013
The logical prelude to a national sales tax.

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