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Implications Of Passing A Senate Bill Enacting An Online Sales Tax

The Senate Bill Enacting An Online Sales Tax

Congress is currently moving forward with a Senate bill that could place sales taxes on buyers who place orders for items housed out of state. This proposed law applies to e-commerce sites, and the main goal of this online sales tax is to generate revenue for cash-strapped state governments in jurisdictions where online retailers are headquartered. The bill has its opponents among online retail giants such as eBay, and it also has supporters among the President and a number of state government officials.

Oregon - no sales tax

Oregon – no sales tax (Photo credit: Richard

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Sales Tax Holiday Spurs Lots Of Shopping

This weekend, shoppers in the state of Massachusetts will be getting a sales tax holiday on August 13 and 14, with a respite from the usual 6.25% sales tax 2011. This is the seventh time a tax-free weekend has been held in the state since 2004, and backers hope that consumers will be lured into the stores to spend in spite of the bleak economy.

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue says shoppers saved almost twenty million dollars during the 2010 tax holiday.

A representative of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts, John Hurst, says this tax 2011 holiday will help … Read more at 2011 Tax.