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'Amazon Tax': California Retailers Push Bid For Tax On Major Online Retailers

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Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner is making another run at forcing major online retailers, including Amazon, to collect sales tax on California purchases.

Skinner, a Berkeley Democrat, said Assembly Bill 153 could generate between $250 million and $500 million for the state. Proponents are hoping a new governor and some corporate firepower, including Amazon rival Barnes & Noble, will help the measure pass where it failed before.

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