By Rick Karlin
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.