>From another list...
>U.S. Bill Would End Tax-Free Shopping on Internet
> If a little-known but influential alliance of state
> politicians, large retailers, and tax collectors have their way,
> the days of tax-free Internet shopping may be nearly over. A bill
> expected to be introduced in the U.S. Congress would rewrite the
> ground rules for mail order and Internet sales by eliminating what
> its supporters view as a "loophole" that, in many cases, allows
> Americans to shop over the Internet without paying sales taxes.