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Amazon Collecting Sales Taxes in Texas

Amazon.com began collecting taxes on its online sales in Texas on July 1, prompting an "it's about time" reaction from state retailers who believe the online giant has enjoyed an unfair advantage for too long.
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Amazon, California reach agreement in sales tax battle

Lawmakers in California say they've reached a truce with Amazon in a contentious disagreement over whether the online bookseller should collect state sales tax.
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Amazon ends California and Connecticut Associates Programs in response to sales tax legislation

Amazon.com has ended its associate affiliation programs with online retailers in Connecticut and California in response to restrictive sales tax legislation.
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Report indicates big increase in state sales taxes

State governments have boosted sales tax rates to the highest levels in 28 years, according to a new report by Vertex, an enterprise tax software company.
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Amazon denies North Carolina’s request for tax-related information

North Carolina has raised the ire of online retailer Amazon by beginning an audit of its compliance with state sales and use tax laws.
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Managing sales and use tax compliance getting harder for small businesses

Just staying on top of the 8,000 different state and local tax rates and a thousand changes that are made every year by state legislatures is a huge challenge for small and mid-sized business in normal times.
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The Internet nexus sales tax debate: "Amazon Laws" vs. the Streamlined Sales Tax Project

While the precise amount of sales tax revenue that is lost through online retailing may be in question, there is little doubt that the amounts are large enough to warrant attention by state budget directors who are looking for money.

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