By: David Heacock While many Americans are opposed to any new tax increases, slip them a proposal in the name of “fairness” and they’ll be quick to join your side. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act is proving this to be the case, even in a time of economic sluggishness with a rising cost of living. […]
Friday’s vote on Senator Enzi’s (R-WY) so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act” was a gift for the liberty movement. Before Friday, it wasn’t clear where the Senate stood on what really ought to be called the National Internet Tax Mandate. Thanks to their vote, now we know… and it wasn’t pretty for Senate Republicans. Twenty-six Senate R’s […]
“Don’t be fooled by its title,” writes Glenn Jacobs, “the Marketplace Fairness Act is anything but fair.” The Marketplace Fairness Act is being pushed by three US senators, Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, and Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican. What is the injustice that the Marketplace Fairness Act addresses? Under […]
In case you missed the latest update on the National Internet Tax Mandate, I’ve copied John Tate’s email in full below: Right now, big corporations are putting enormous pressure on your senators to hike your taxes and smother their smaller competition. In fact, from what inside sources are telling me, C4L members and other liberty-minded […]
Sources indicate the Senate could vote on an amendment Wednesday to push forward with Internet sales taxes. The National Internet Tax Mandate, as it ought to be called, is the epitome of “taxation without representation.” By overturning the “physical presence” standard in Quill, and forcing small online retailers to act as tax collectors for sales in […]
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