quote: Internet stores do have an unfair advantage.
quote: The state governments are losing several hundred dollars a year from me alone, and I'm sure there are more people like me.
quote: people who contribute nothing (illegals)
quote: But why aren't the white people who hire the illegals ever arrested?
quote: If there are no jobs, they will stop coming here.
quote: Of course it was thrown out after hispanic groups threatened to sue for reasons of racism.
quote: But in the end, it is harming local communities. Sales taxes pay for roads, schools, police, firemen, etc. And states shouldn't rely on the federal government to make up for that because it isn't the federal government's job.
quote: Internet stores do have an unfair advantage. Both lower overhead which results in lower prices as well as not collecting sales tax unless you live in a state where they have a presence.
quote: If CA spent more reasonably chances are it wouldn't even need a sales tax at all