Republicans introduce bill pushing Internet Sales Tax

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    The days of tax-free Internet shopping may soon be coming to an abrupt end, if two Republican senators have their way.

    Sens. Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee are currently preparing to introduce new legislation that would allow states to force Amazon.com and other out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes. Their bill has the backing of several key corporate retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores, Best Buy, Home Depot, and other companies that are currently required to collect sales taxes. At issue is whether online retailers should have to collect sales taxes in states where they’re making sales. Currently, online shoppers are supposed to report purchases for tax purposes but usually don’t.

    Republicans Introduce Bill Pushing Internet Sales Taxes
     
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    essentially this would turn online businesses into tax collectors for every state they sell in.....fun fun fun

    entrepreneurs beware...
     
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    what is WITH these guys....? do they all turn into RINOS once in Congress.....?
     
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    A suit was just filed in Indiana over not collecting taxes.

    The Associated Press: Mall giant sues Indiana to tax Amazon.com sales
     
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    BOo HISSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS.

    Wow, you'd expect the democrats to tax, tax, tax, but not the republicans. WTF!
     
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    Of course the brick-and-mortar companies (competitors) and State governments are behind the legislation to tax online companies...bloated and bankrupt state governments are looking everywhere for more revenue....

    It is the Government's job to collect taxes......is it not?

    Why should companies be forced to do their job FOR them....?
     
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    old saw....how can you tell when politicians are lying?....their mouths are moving....
     

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