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Internet Sales Tax in the Lame Duck Session?

We could still get a vote on Internet Sales Tax legislation in the Lame Duck Session.  Make sure to call your representatives and tell them to oppose Internet Sales Taxes: (202)-224-3121

From PC World:

Backers of an Internet sales tax aren’t taking no for an answer, with supporters continuing to push the U.S. Congress to pass legislation this year.

Groups and lawmakers in favor of a widespread online sales tax have stepped up pressure for Congress to pass a bill allowing states to collect sales tax from online retailers not located within their borders, despite opposition from Representative John Boehner, speaker of the House of Representatives.

On Wednesday, supporters of an Internet sales tax hosted a rally in Washington, D.C., calling on the House to pass a bill approved by the Senate in May 2013. A spokesman for Boehner, an Ohio Republican, said last month that the speaker wouldn’t allow the legislation to move forward in the House because of his long-standing opposition to new taxes.

But Boehner’s opposition hasn’t stopped groups like the National Retail Federation, the National League of Cities and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which sponsored Wednesday’s rally on Capitol Hill. Several local and state elected officials and U.S. lawmakers called on Congress to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act , the Senate bill that would allow for an Internet sales tax.

 


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