36%
Yes
64%
No
31%
Yes
56%
No
5%
Yes, exempting online retailers from sales taxes is not fair to traditional stores
8%
No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes
1%
No, customers should pay the sales tax from the seller’s state

Historical Results

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Other Popular Answers

Unique answers from America users whose views extended beyond the provided choices.

 @8JCJLWV from Texas answered…4yrs4Y

Yes, some version of this is probably appropriate. As always, more thought is needed.

 @99T45NQ from California answered…1yr1Y

 @9LK9SPC from Nebraska answered…1mo1MO

Customers should pay the sale taxes from their own state on the item that is being sold ( ex: I live in Nebraska so I pay sale taxes

 @9LCQP89  from Washington D.C. answered…2mos2MO

Regardless, it should be up to the businesses to collect the tax, with the help of the government, and not the responsibility of individuals to track their own purchases.

 @8DZJFN2 from Oklahoma answered…4yrs4Y

Yes, but big corporations should pay taxes. small local shops are fine

 @8DWQX9T from Georgia answered…4yrs4Y

Yes, since the technology now exists to make the process simple and low cost.