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Top Five Reasons Conservatives Oppose the Marketplace Fairness Act

Brainstrained Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 10:55 AM
Free Enterprise means Free Enterprise! The profits derived from the internet markets will ultimately find its' way into the public sector. But not before it (the profit) helps to expand the business in question and the State can collect the 'tax' in personal income brackets. This helps to form a free market economy and stabilize 'State Mandated' taxes over any other less fortunate States. Increasing employment is another plus. I agree with the opposition to these taxes, vehemently!

Retailers claim nationally that states could raise $23 billion in revenue if they collected Internet sales tax, and then they whine when taxpayers point out that it is a tax increase. In fact, this $23 billion collection number that they cite comes from .... wait for it .... the National Council of State Legislators.

Yes, some state legislators and governors want to reach across their state borders to your pockets, where you can't vote against them and take your money. Yes, you get hit when you travel to another state and pay their taxes, but with this new tax you aren't...