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Wed April 24, 2013
Online Shoppers Brace For Sales Tax Measure
Originally published on Wed April 24, 2013 7:20 am
The U.S. Senate is poised to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act that allows states to collect taxes from out-of-state merchants. Tax policy experts say this long-sought bill brings fairness to the tax system and much needed money to state and local governments. But small online sellers are incensed at what they see as a new tax burden.