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Meanwhile, state tax revenues continue to suffer from the Americans shopping more online, with half the states in the union still raising less tax revenue today than they did before the financial crisis.
Cross-border taxation is an interesting problem constitutionally, as the founders explicitly grant Congress the right to regulate interstate commerce.
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