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Holiday Sales Tax Cheer for Online Retailers

The figures for holiday sales aren't in yet, but online retailers already have reason to celebrate: a proposal to tack onto a defense authorization bill an amendment that would impose sales tax on out-of-state sellers was booted at the last minute.
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Cyber-Shopping: 10 Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping

Internet Retailer reports that 72 percent of U.S. online consumers expect to shop online this holiday season. The Oklahoma Society of CPAs has some advice for those of you who want to avoid walking the aisles and lugging bags at the local shopping mall.
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Sales Tax on Online Purchases Is On the Rise

This holiday season, online shoppers will find more states are looking to make sure gift givers also give their state its fair share – in terms of sales tax for online purchases.
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Will Congress Green Light the Main Street Fairness Act?

As more Americans continue to shop by entering just a few keystrokes, new proposed legislation could return foot traffic to traditional retail outlets.

Beware Black Friday: Retailer tricks to avoid

Before you get too excited about Black Friday sales – in store or online -- read the fine print. Retailers use terms like "doorbuster deals," but often the fine print deflates the bargain.