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Supreme Court rules that internet businesses must collect all state and local sales taxes

25 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

The Supreme Court on Thursday ended a dispute as old as the internet, ruling that all online sales are subject to the same state and local sales taxes that are collected on purchases at brick-and-mortar retailers. The decision will inject billions of dollars into state coffers, but also increase...
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Jeff Bezos Will Lose Zero Sleep Over the Supreme Court's Decision to End Tax-Free Online Shopping

25 days ago   |   By Slate

The Supreme Court dragged a bit of American tax law into the 21st century on Thursday, ruling that states could finally force all online retailers to collect sales taxes even if they lack a physical presence there.
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U.S. Supreme Court allows states to collect internet sales taxes

U.S. Supreme Court allows states to collect internet sales taxes

25 days ago   |   By WCVB

States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision.
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South Dakotans may see lower sales tax rate after tax ruling

25 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

South Dakota residents may see lower sales tax rates because of a provision in state law passed years ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing states to make online...
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Supreme Court sales tax ruling a boon for states, some retailers

25 days ago   |   By Times Union

Overturning a 1992 precedent, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require online businesses to collect sales taxes in states where they don't have a physical footprint like a store or warehouse. Traditional retailers had complained that this gave e-commerce companies an edge, especially with more consumers doing their shopping online.
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U.S. top court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

25 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states have broad authority to force online retailers to collect billions of dollars worth of sales taxes, siding against e-commerce companies. Fred Katayama reports.
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Illinois set to collect sales tax on more online purchases after Supreme Court ruling

25 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Illinois consumers will likely see sales tax charged on more online purchases after the Supreme Court loosened restrictions on states' ability to require retailers to charge the tax. The high court ruled Thursday that states can require retailers to charge sales tax even if the retailer lacks a...
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Supreme Court sales-tax ruling could mean $200M for Illinois

25 days ago   |   By WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Officials say that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that retailers must collect sales tax from buyers in other states could mean more than $200 million a year to Illinois.
The high court on Thursday overturned a 1992 ruling that a retailer must have a physical presence in a state to collect tax from buyers in that state. The court found the standard doesn't jibe with current-day online retailing.
Illinois Department of Revenue Director Connie Beard says in a statement, “To be clear, this is not a new tax.” Residents are currently obligated to pay a use tax on out-of-state...
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Supreme Court Gives States Wide Authority To Collect Taxes on Remote Sales

25 days ago   |   By Forbes

The US Supreme Court allows states to require online sellers to collect sales taxes. The decision ends decades of uncertainty over state authority over remote sellers.
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