New York – NY Cuomo wants to tax ‘marketplace’ online vendors that are currently untaxed

Published 9:23 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2017

Albany – New York’s expanded ‘Amazon tax’ to take center stage

Battles over internet sales taxes have ebbed and flowed for years, both in the legislature and in the courts.

Now, a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to expand the universe of taxable internet sales is re-igniting the fight, with players lining up on both sides of the issue.

“We think this is a plus,” Ted Potrikus, president and CEO of the Retail Council of New York State, said of the latest proposal, part of Cuomo’s 2017-18 budget.

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