'Start Here' podcast: Battle over internet sales tax

The Supreme Court takes on a landmark internet sales tax case. ABC News' Brad Mielke reports.
1:14 | 04/17/18

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Could soon pay more for things you buy online the issue of Internet sales taxes being argued today before the Supreme Court ABC's Brad milky has more good morning Brad. Hey Kenneth and Diana. I don't know about you but when I buy something online I literally don't know if I'm about to pay sales tax on that item or not. And as a reason for that it depends on whether the seller has a physical location in your state. Well later this morning. The Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether that rule should be changed the case is being brought by South Dakota and several other states who say times have changed and are losing millions in tax dollars. Big online sellers are saying hey we should not to view a different sales tax laws all over the country plus will lose customers. But ABC news Supreme Court contributor cake Shaw told me this. Actually goes to if something really interesting at the heart of the case. You know I'm sure people are paying that much attention to. Whether and when their pink delta kappa mine and if that's the case I think it's a real question about whether people are going to really change their buying behavior. And you remember that criticism that senator seemed a little clueless when they talked about FaceBook well guess what. The average Supreme Court justice is much older we will have much more later this morning on start here check it out on apple podcasts over every lesson.

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