It looks like the ability to purchase something over the Internet and not pay sales tax is about to come to a close. Politicians in Washington, who can’t come to agreements over things like federal budgets or background checks for handgun purchases, are in agreement over states being able to charge sales tax on purchases made over the Internet, even when the seller doesn’t have a presence in that state.
When Marylanders go to the polls this year, they will be asked to vote on Question 7, Gaming Expansion Referendum. Passage of Question 7 would bring a large casino to Prince George county and blackjack and roulette to five other venues previously approved for slot-machines. Blackjack? Roulette? What could go wrong? Proponents of the measure [...]