Buying tax free photo gear in the US could be over after Supreme Court decision

The US Supreme Court ruled today that states can force online retailers to collect sales taxes. This can put an end to tax-free shopping from online retailers like B&H and Adorama (Amazon is already collecting sales tax):

"Shares of online retailers fell sharply following the ruling, which opened the door to a new revenue stream to fill state coffers - up to $13 billion annually, according to a federal report. Because many e-commerce companies do not collect state sales taxes on purchases, they have had an advantage over brick-and-mortar businesses that do collect it. The ruling also likely will result in many consumers paying more for online purchases." (Reuters)

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