RhinoFish - 2:17 pm on Apr 29, 2013 (gmt 0)
The argument is that you're supposed to be paying taxes, sending them into your state on your own. This will let the store collect it and remit it for you, since you're a cheater.
I'm using "cheater" tongue in cheek here, not aimed at you as an individual. But truth is, most people are required to do this, by their state govt, but they know it's not enforced, so they skip it.
What state do you live in? Here in Florida, for example, we're supposed to: