Supreme Court considers whether states should have power to tax all online sales - News Summed Up

Supreme Court considers whether states should have power to tax all online sales


An already-diminished perk of online shopping — avoiding the payment of sales tax — is in danger of extinction at the Supreme Court this week. “The data we have show that most people don’t actually pay attention to the amount of sales tax that is being collected. South Dakota, which has no income tax, is especially dependent on sales tax. News outlets last week reported that the Trump Organization’s online store, TrumpStore.com, collects sales tax in only three states. Tony Brocato says having to collect online sales tax would put serious strains on his online appliance business, based in Sheffield, Ala.


Source: Washington Post April 15, 2018 23:37 UTC


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