Alabama – Bill Takes Aim At Sales Taxes

Tuscaloosanews.com by Jason Morton March 19, 2018 State Sen. Gerald Allen is sponsoring a bill that would make it harder for Tuscaloosa municipalities to raise sales taxes. If passed, Allen’s amendment to the Alabama Constitution would require at least two Continue reading Alabama – Bill Takes Aim At Sales Taxes

Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

www.washingtonpost.com By Abha Bhattarai April 9 President Trump has repeatedly taken to Twitter to attack online retailer Amazon.com for paying “little or no taxes” to state and local governments and has called for changes in current laws to require retailers to collect sales tax in Continue reading Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

CNBC US Economy by Thomas Franck April 6, 2018 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday the Trump administration doesn’t understand why e-commerce giant Amazon does not collect taxes for some of the goods sold through its website. “Amazon pays sales tax on their Continue reading Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Reuters Business News by Jeff Mason April 5, 2018 Aboard Air Force One (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages Continue reading Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Ohio – Bill Makes Tax Holiday Annual Event

Tribune Chronicle Business March 26, 2018 COLUMBUS — The Ohio sales tax holiday that benefited back-to-school shoppers the last several years will become an annual, three-day event under a bill passed by state lawmakers. During the first weekend in August, Continue reading Ohio – Bill Makes Tax Holiday Annual Event

Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

President Trump “Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon. THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed. Also, our fully tax paying retailers are closing stores all over the country…not Continue reading Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”