"The Quill Court did not have before it the present realities of the interstate marketplace, where the Internet's prevalence and power have changed the dynamics of the national economy", Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the ruling.
Amazon, which was not involved in the Supreme Court case, collects sales taxes on direct purchases from its site but does not typically collect taxes for merchandise sold on its platform by third-party vendors, representing about half of total sales.
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Thursday's decision came after South Dakota passed a law in 2016 compelling remote retailers to collect sales taxes and then sued several merchants to pay up. He argued that the complex laws about how states charge sales tax-and at what level-on specific items will make it much more challenging for smaller retailers to comply with the law.
Stock prices for major online retailers fell after the decision was announced.
Sales tax collection previously followed that is commonly known as the physical presence rule.
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States would have to adopt laws such as South Dakota's first, which was the subject of the Supreme Court ruling (PDF). Amazon actually already charges sales taxes on the goods that it sells directly. Critics of the decision said it would unduly burden and harm small businesses, which the majority acknowledged was possible.
Buyers have to pay sales tax if they are shopping from a big box store online because many have stores in every state. He estimated earlier that Nebraska could bring in an estimated $30 million to $40 million more per year from taxing Internet sales.
Only five states do not have a state-wide sales tax: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. dissented in an opinion joined by Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. On Twitter, President Donald Trump called the decision a "Big victory for fairness and for our country". That led Daniels to announce a new deal with Amazon to start collecting the sales tax on purchases in 2014. However, smaller e-tailers like Newegg used to have a no-tax advantage. Amazon began collecting sales taxes on purchases in every state a year ago, though it does not collect sales taxes on purchases made through third-party vendors.
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