Tennessee – New Taxes On Internet Sales Shouldn’t Replace Shopping Local, Johnson City Leaders Say


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – For Johnson City Mayor Jenny Brock, the vacant Toys R Us building on North Roan Street is a harsh reminder of the changing retail environment.

“I look at Toys R Us as kind of the poster child for what’s happening,” she said. “The more we do shop online, the more our local stores are going to be impacted.”

When local businesses close, sales tax revenue can suffer.


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News Channel 11
by Jackie Defusco
september 5, 2019