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Amazon Collecting Sales Tax in More States

Since their inception, online retailers have often had a major advantage over their brick-and-mortar and brick-and-click counterparts: they haven’t had to collect sales tax on items sold to customers in many states where they did not have a physical presence. … Continue reading

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Sales Tax Fairness Revisited

“Sales tax fairness” is a phrase by retail trade associations and numerous store-based retailers. It is intended to motivate Congress to require online retailers to collect sales tax in a manner consistent with store-based retailers. The latter feel that online … Continue reading

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An Interesting Look at Sales Tax Holidays

We know that most states require retailers to collect sales tax. But did you know that there are many sales tax holidays for specific goods and services? Avalara, a sales tax automation company, has developed a neat interactive sales tax … Continue reading

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