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States, retailers push to end online tax loophole

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — If you buy a book, computer or some other taxable item at a store in Minnesota, you'll pay a sales tax of about 7 percent. Shop for the same item on the Internet, and it's not hard to find a merchant that doesn't charge sales tax and offers free or cheap shipping.


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