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California May Go After Online Shoppers For Unpaid Taxes
Only if you made purchases above $5000 / year - but that can add up fast these days.
While most of the country don't pay sales tax to online retailers like Amazon, most customers are still supposed to pay those taxes to the state. No one does, of course, which is why the California State Board of Equalization is looking into the prospect of going after residents who have made more than $5,000 in online purchases in the hope of getting paid.
The proposal would pay third-party vendors for identifying those California residents who have spent the most online without paying sales tax.
Read More here > http://consumerist.com/2011/03.....taxes.html