Alaska – Juneau Residents Now Pay Sales Tax On Most Amazon Purchases

JUNEAU – At the start of the year, Amazon shoppers in Juneau started noticing a new charge on their purchases — city sales tax.

After the company made some changes, the majority of Amazon purchases made by Juneau customers will now collect local sales tax. That doesn’t apply to third-party vendors or any other online retailers.

Now a plan is in the works to expand sales tax collection for all online retailers across the state.

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Anchorage Daily news
by adelyn baxter, ktoo
january 30, 2019