Supreme Court rules states can collect sales tax for online purchases nationwide

Get ready for price increases for on-line purchases.  The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 opinion, ruled that states can require payment of sales tax for all on-line purchases.  Before today, a seller was only required to collect and remit sales tax if the seller had a physical presence, such as a bricks and mortar store or warehouse facility, in the buyer’s home state.