This is just some of the information available about the tax. Internet sales tax bill cruising through Senate; will soon hit roadblock in GOP-led House - The Washington Post I listen to NPR's Diane Rhems Show podcast and found it very informative. Debate Over Taxing Internet Sales | The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR It all but a done deal with just detailed to be negotiated around the final bill/law. The question is how much will this affect UPS daily package volume. UPS is more weighted towards retail residential deliveries were as FDX ground is heavy with commercial accounts. FDX home delivery falls into the same category as UPS but is really a small spec in comparison. Could UPS lose a half million to 1 million package a day? Internet sales will keep growing in the aggregate but those TV, AC units, Gym equipment and a whole host of high dollar household goods won't be as cheap or cheaper than the local stores anymore. Thoughts?