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South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: How should the US Supreme Court handle interstate commerce? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. is one of the remaining cases expected to be decided in June by the US Supreme Court. The case will determine whether state will continue to be prevented from requiring out-of-state sellers to collect sales tax unless the seller has a physical presence, such as a local store or warehouse, in the state in which the sale occurs.
AEI economists Alan Viard and Alex Brill filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the state of South Dakota. They are available for comment or interview in preparation for the Supreme Court’s decision, as well as to discuss the implications the ruling will have on interstate commerce.
They recently wrote in SCOTUS should balance Main Street and online that the fundamental issue at hand is the impact of state and local sales taxes on the competition between online sellers and traditional brick-and-mortar retailers:
“In order to uphold

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