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States have been trying to close the "loophole" for a number of reasons, primarily to regain tax revenue lost when their residents switch to out-of-state online sellers, but also because they are under pressure from their own state's businesses because of the disadvantage they have against the out-of-state sellers.
You should expect that in the future - and maybe the not too distant future - all sellers will be collecting sales tax.
Were you aware that even though Amazon had not been collecting sales tax for you state, you probably still owed it as a "use tax?"
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