Consumers can save a bundle and avoid big crowds by shopping online this holiday season. But can they also avoid paying sales tax?
Online shopping is appealing because sites like Amazon not only offer convenience but in many cases they also offer lower prices than their brick-and-mortar competitors. And in some states, online holiday shoppers can sweeten those savings by not paying sales tax, which they'd otherwise be forced to pay if they shopped at a retailer with a physical storefront in their state.
This may be good news for shoppers, but it's bad news for states, which … Read more