Setback for online sales tax effort

January 11, 2016

Lawmakers and industry groups who support online sales tax legislation are hopeful that they can get it passed despite a setback in Congress. Advocates for the sales tax measure had wanted to link it to a ban on taxing Internet access. But lawmakers did not take that step, instead crafting a conference report for a customs bill that would extend the ban on Internet access taxes indefinitely — but do nothing on the sales tax issue.

 

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/265286-setback-for-online-sales-tax-effort


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