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Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax

Kirk72 Wrote: May 06, 2013 8:42 PM
Now tell me with your great wisdom, how do you pay for the extra accounting? Your second clam is also BS, as mail order company's do not have to do this. This is a way to regulate the internet, and subvert the constitution. Most mom and pop stores like the internet, it keeps them alive. This bill is for the big box retailers. Look who is supporting this with money, CosCo, Best Buy, even Wal-mart is.

The so-called "Marketplace Fairness Act" passed the Senate today on a 69-27 vote, meaning that businesses with more than $1 million in sales will be subjected to tax collection laws no matter where they're located in the United States. The bill would give state governments the blessing to collect tax on retailers across state lines.

Andrew Moylan of the R Street Institute ran down some of the major problems with the bill and detailed some of the straw men arguments used by the tax legislation's proponents:

MFA would close a tax “loophole” - Supporters often say that...