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Internet Sales Tax Bill

Let's (NOT) Panic About The Online Sales Tax

Rory Rawlings | Posted 08.26.2013 | Small Business
Rory Rawlings

Whether or not you agree with MFA, there is one thing these businesses have right: sales tax IS a pain. There are 11,000 tax jurisdictions in the U.S. alone; each state has its own tax rules; and businesses that don't get it right can face stiff penalties. Trying to manage sales tax in multiple states can be like trying to steal a kiss from the meter maid: it's hard to do and it's risky.

Online Sales Tax Bill Passes Senate

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that woul...

Senate Takes Up Internet Sales Tax Measure

Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Senate is aiming to help traditional retailers and financially strapped state and loc...

eBay CEO's Anti-Tax Argument Doesn't Quite Hold Water

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

EBay chief executive John Donohoe is doubling down on claims that a proposal to tax Internet sales would hurt small businesses. The problem is, many s...

Opponents Face Steep Climb To Defeat Bill

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A bill to require Internet shoppers to pay sales taxes for online purchases may be cruising through the Senate but it will soon hit...

Online Sales Tax Bill Moves Forward In Senate

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

* Bill gives states power to compel online sales taxes * Anti-tax activist Norquist vows to fight effort in House By Kim...