[mythtv-users] Myth experiences with Zotac ION + ATOM mobo

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu May 28 21:46:47 UTC 2009

On Thursday 28 May 2009 15:29:36 David Brodbeck wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
> > On Wednesday 27 May 2009 17:28:18 Bill Williamson wrote:
> >> While possibly a loophole there is no sales tax in the US when ordering
> >> online interstate.  So while it would be more at fry's/other local
> >> store, at newegg the price they have is the price you pay.
> >
> > Only if the shipping is free, and N/E has no physical presence in your
> > state.
> >
> > Several cash-strapped states are now talking about charging tax on
> > anything shipped into the state. It's only a question of time.
> In some states that have a sales tax, you're also supposed to pay "use
> tax" on items bought out of state.  This tax is widely evaded and nearly
> impossible to enforce, but it's there.

Correct, though in some cases enforcement is easy. Ever try to register an 
automobile purchased out of state?

beww at beww.org

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