Incoming Governor Brown of California may push for an internet sales tax as one way to help close the massive budget deficit, joining the effort of other states like Texas to impliment internet sales taxes. Brick and mortar stores like Walmart and Best Buy are also likely to call for internet sales taxes as a way to "level the playing field" with online merchants.
On the Chs Payne Financial show on KFI Saturday, Payne said that there may be a federal and state tax on internet sales. The states especially need the revenue. payne said this would be bad news for Amazon and Netflix.