The End of the Internet Tax-Free Zone?
Apr 09,2018
With South Dakota vs. Wayfair on the docket for the Supreme Court this month, the Court is expected to agree with South Dakota that it is time for the internet sellers to operate like brick & mortar stores and collect sales tax on all sales. However, there has been growing noise from some politicians and retailers opposing the possible decision. Click here to read a brief overview on the South Dakota vs. Wayfair case. For some politicians, they believe the determination of sales tax collection is a legislative matter. The Washington DC publication, The Hill, wrote on April 4: “A group of lawmakers that includes House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said in their brief that ‘it is for Congress — not the Solicitor General, this Court, or the States — to decide the best interstate taxation scheme for Internet sales’.” If the Supremes rule...

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