One of the cornerstones of Amazon's business has been avoiding sales taxes; because their transactions are online, you don't have to pay Uncle Sam with every purchase. And now, thanks to some maneuvering around a proposed California law, you'll remain off the hook for another year.
Amazon now has until next September before they'll have to force sales tax on Californians, giving them a year to lobby Congress to make sales tax-free internet retail the law of the land. Or to relocate to the Cayman Islands. That'd work, right? [LA Times]