Sales Tax Coming To An Internet Near You


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For the past six years, the States have been lobbying Congress to pass legislation to have Sales Tax collected on online purchases. Such measures have failed each year, but this year looks different.

I do not think it is a foregone conclusion that a democratic takeover of the Congress will usher in this legislation, but it is far more likely.

Also at stake, as I've previously reported, is taxes on Internet access itself. People now pay as much as 20% of their phone bill as taxes. Expect to see the same for Internet Access if the current ban on such taxes lapses.

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