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Why the Supreme Court Sales Tax Ruling May Benefit Amazon

24 days ago   |   By Wired

States can now require all online retailers to collect sales tax, even if the company does not have a physical presence in the state.
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What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

24 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart.
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Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

24 days ago   |   By SlashGear

A surprise Supreme Court ruling could make your next online shopping spree more expensive, after deciding that states can impose sales tax on internet purchases made from out-of-state retailers. The issue had been pushed to the fore by South Dakota, which had argued that its recent law insisting on applying tax even to purchases made online beyond the state's borders...
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The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling on how online retailers can charge sales tax. Here's what it means for Amazon

The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling on how online retailers can charge sales tax. Here's what it means for Amazon

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Dakota in Wayfair vs. South Dakota on Thursday.
The decision paves the way for states to collect sales tax on online purchases that cross state lines, even if the retailer does not have a physical presence in that particular state.
It likely won't have a big impact on Amazon , as the US' largest e-commerce retailer already charges sales tax in the 45 states that require it.
The United States Supreme Court released a major decision about online sales tax on Thursday , but the country's largest e-commerce company is largely inoculated...
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Supreme Court: States Can Force Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

Supreme Court: States Can Force Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

25 days ago   |   By ExtremeTech

This will be a huge boost to state budgets, but online retailers won't be pleased.
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A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

25 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

The Supreme Court just voted to close a loophole that has seen American consumers dodge billions in sales tax on online orders since 1992. The justices voted 5-4 to overturn a 1992 ruling that said a company needed a "physical presence" in a state in order to be forced to collect sales tax at the time of purchase.
Although consumers have in theory always been liable for paying sales tax to their state and municipality for online orders, the reality is very different. States were missing out on around 25 percent of the tax from online sales, according to the Government Accountability...
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Landmark Supreme Court decision lets states force online stores to pay sales tax

Landmark Supreme Court decision lets states force online stores to pay sales tax

25 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

A contentious case has reached a rather contentious ruling in the Supreme Court today, and in a 5-4 decision, the highest court in the United States found that states can indeed collect sales taxes from e-commerce retailers.
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