"Are online sales hurting state and local governments? Many of America's Governors say yes. In fact, it's the central message of the campaign for new sales taxes on the Internet: online shoppers are getting a free ride, depriving America's state and local governments of needed revenue. The standard tactic is to warn that the loss of tax revenue due to e-commerce will starve police and fire departments, putting us all in danger."
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