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Amazon Says No To New York State Tax

Amazon.com along with other online retailers may be required to collect sales tax in New York State if a proposal by Governor Eliot Spitzer is adopted. Amazon is opposed to such a plan. Residents...

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Spitzer, Amazon.com At Odds Over Sales Tax

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer wants all online retailers to collect tax on New York sales, even if the retailer is not based in the state. In online commerce, consumers are supposed to pay tax on...

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Amazon And New York’s Battle On Sales Tax

For years I have been paying sales tax (VAT) on purchases I make online through services such as Clickbank. It is inconvenient but it is much easier for Clickbank to work this way then to have to...

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Overstock Dumps NY Affiliates Over Sales Tax

While Amazon plans to fight New York’s new law that requires it to collect sales tax on online purchases, Overstock chose to kick out its New York affiliates to avoid that collection duty. Overstock...

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NetChoice Voices Opposition To Online Retail Tax

Representative Paul Hodes (D-NH) introduced today a bipartisan resolution to protect online out-of-state sellers from having to collect taxes in states where they have no physical presence. The...

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Amazon Attempts Sales Tax Workaround in Texas

The debate regarding the way Amazon.com does its online business has been going on for some time now. The major point of contention has been the fact that for years, Amazon has been able to sell and...

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Amazon Will Eventually Pay Online Sales Tax, Says Analyst

It has been an interesting few weeks for retailers, both online and offline, in the state of California due to the new law requiring online retailers to pay taxes on their affiliate advertising. In...

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Should The Senate Pass Online Sales Tax Legislation? [Updated]

Update: It passed. Currently in the U.S., state governments are only obligated to collect sales taxes from online retailers that are based in their own states. If an online sales tax bill makes it to...

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Senate Votes In Favor Of Moving Forward With Online Sales Tax Bill

The Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would force online retailers to collect sales tax regardless of its physical location, has gained quite a bit of support in recent days. The Senate and White...

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Senate Votes In Favor Of Online Sales Tax Bill, Controversial Legislation...

The Marketplace Fairness Act – a piece of legislation that will force online businesses to collect state sales tax regardless of their physical location – was set to go before the Senate for a final...

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John Boehner Comes Out Against Online Sales Tax Bill

The Marketplace Fairness Act – a bill that would require online businesses to collect sales tax for every state – made it through the Senate this week. Now it has to make its way through the House...

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Will The House Be Convinced That An Online Sales Tax Bill Hurts Small...

The Marketplace Fairness Act – a bill that forces online businesses to collect sales tax from all 50 states – is fairly controversial. Some fear that it will put an undue burden on small businesses....

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Are Small Businesses Properly Represented In Online Sales Tax Debate?

The Marketplace Fairness Act has been regularly described as a bill that would help small local businesses compete against the large online businesses that dominate the playing field due to them not...

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Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States

Consumers in Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee will no longer get a free pass on sales tax when shopping on Amazon.com. Starting today, residents in those states will join the 16 other states in the...

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Internet Sales Tax Battle Moves To The States

Last year, Congress began the debate on whether or not it should implement a federal Internet sales tax. After passing the Senate, it has stalled in the House where Speaker John Boehner has publicly...

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Japan Diaper Shortage: The Bizarre Explanation

The words “diaper shortage” may lead some to scratch their heads when paired with Japan. After all, Japan’s low birthrates are practically notorious at this point. It’s well understood that the current...

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Report: People Buy Less From Amazon In Online Tax States

Researchers from Ohio State have published a paper on the “Amazon Tax,” saying that “only Amazon.com has been affected”. A bunch of states have implemented laws that that demand sales tax on online...

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Amazon Says No To New York State Tax

Amazon.com along with other online retailers may be required to collect sales tax in New York State if a proposal by Governor Eliot Spitzer is adopted. Amazon is opposed to such a plan. Residents...

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Spitzer, Amazon.com At Odds Over Sales Tax

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer wants all online retailers to collect tax on New York sales, even if the retailer is not based in the state. In online commerce, consumers are supposed to pay tax on...

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Amazon And New York’s Battle On Sales Tax

For years I have been paying sales tax (VAT) on purchases I make online through services such as Clickbank. It is inconvenient but it is much easier for Clickbank to work this way then to have to...

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