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The Tax Man Cometh: Amazon To Comply

abstract:"Online retailer will begin complying with changes in the state's sales tax law beginning April 1, company officials told legislators Tuesday. [So says] Rich Prem, the company's head tax official..."


February 06, 2004
— "The new sales tax law requires merchants to collect sales taxes at the rate imposed where they deliver their goods. For decades, merchants have collected the tax at the rate in effect where their businesses are located" reports John Milburn of the Associated Press in The Seattle Post Intellisgencer.


Another article on the impending Internet tax laws comes from Rita Chang of Medill News Service for PC World. "Online shoppers in more than 20 states may soon pay sales taxes on their purchases if Congress passes pending legislation."



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