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Are You A Tax Cheat If You Shop Online Tax-Free?

Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 9:08 PM
From Yahoo! Finance

     "Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax?
      In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.

      [...]
      Enzi's (Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.) bill would empower states to
      require businesses to collect taxes for products they sell on
      the Internet, in catalogs and through radio and TV ads. Under
      the bill, the sales taxes would be sent to the states where a
      shopper lives.

      The Senate is expected to pass Enzi's bill Monday. Already,
      the measure has survived three procedural votes. ...

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cumuluscumulus336 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
Rep Points: 1,576
1. Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 9:32 PM
For all fairness, Enzi's Bill is a reasonable and righteous one.  It has been a loophole for a long time.
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51hh51hh1,476 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
Rep Points: 6,426
2. Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 9:47 PM
Yup, you're right 51hh; it's just that everywhere I look too
save another "nickel" gets eliminated, squished or otherwise
disappears.
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cumuluscumulus336 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
Rep Points: 1,576
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