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Vermont tax chief says ruling could mean millions for state

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Vermont's tax commissioner says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows states to collect taxes for online purchases made by residents could bring millions of dollars into state coffers. Commissioner...
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Is It E-commerce Retailers Turn To Pay The Piper?

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What impact will the Supreme Court's recent decision to close the e-commerce sales tax loophole, ruling that internet retailers can be required to collect sales taxes even in states where they have no physical presence, have on e-commerce?
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The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is good news for you

The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is good news for you

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The Supreme Court this week ruled that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the states.
It's good news for consumers.
It will ultimately lead to a fairer and more rational tax system, even if it means missing out on deals from time to time.
President Donald Trump says the Supreme Court decision in Wayfair vs. South Dakota is a "great victory for consumers and retailers."
He happens to be right, even if the real reason he likes this decision is he thinks it's bad for Amazon and Jeff Bezos.
The decision reverses two Supreme Court...
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Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling

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While a Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply. They expect to...
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What The Supreme Court's Tax Decision Means For South Dakota

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A Supreme Court ruling this past week could change how online retailers get taxed. NPR's Scott Simon talks with South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, who argued the case in front of the court.
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'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

"Saturday Night Live" took aim at President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency over funds for his long-sought wall along the US-Mexico border. Alec Baldwin... Read more ...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on trial, or risk the US letting them go

President Trump warned late on Saturday that Europe must take back around 800 captured ISIS fighters from the continent, or risk the US being forced to release them. "The... Read more ...

'Obviously it's a statement of fact that the UK is not within the Pacific'...

'Obviously it's a statement of fact that the UK is not within the Pacific': Australia pours cold water on British hopes of joining key trade agreement post-Brexit

Australia's trade minister says UK will not be able to join key trade agreement straight after Brexit. Simon Birmingham poured water on proposals from the UK to swiftly join... Read more ...

Leo Santa Cruz takes care of business against Rafael Rivera with unanimous...

Leo Santa Cruz takes care of business against Rafael Rivera with unanimous decision

Rafael Rivera was completely outclassed by WBA "super" featherweight champ Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday night. Read more ...

Roger Stone communicated with WikiLeaks about hacked Democratic emails, says...

Roger Stone communicated with WikiLeaks about hacked Democratic emails, says Mueller investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team found communications about hacked Democratic Party emails between Trump advisor Roger Stone and WikiLeaks, according to Friday court... Read more ...

Top Democrat says Trump lawyers provided false information to ethics officials

Top Democrat says Trump lawyers provided false information to ethics officials

Rep. Elijah Cummings made the stunning allegation Friday that President Donald Trump's lawyers gave “false statements” to government ethics officials regarding hush-money... Read more ...

Payless ShoeSource To Close All Remaining 2,100 Stores

Payless ShoeSource To Close All Remaining 2,100 Stores

Expect liquidation sales as the stores wind down operations by spring. Read more ...

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. Read more ...

A federal judge placed a gag order on Roger Stone and his lawyers to avoid...

A federal judge placed a gag order on Roger Stone and his lawyers to avoid biasing potential jurors

A federal judge has placed a gag order Roger Stone and his lawyers. Stone has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of false statements, obstruction, and witness tampering. The... Read more ...

As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

The vast majority of American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market - albeit not as quickly as environmental... Read more ...