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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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