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State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Online retailers have argued for years that they’ll lose business if they have to collect sales taxes on their online transactions. A new study by three researchers at Ohio State finds they are right. Paradoxically, the study may increase support by some online sellers for federal legislation to
April 29, 2014Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
A bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales taxes on all purchases, as long as the states first agree to simplify their sales tax rules. And, remarkably, their idea has broad support in the business community and may actually pass. The
November 17, 2011Howard Gleckman