Skip to comments.Amazon.com May Drop Tenn. Plans. Company Doesn't Want To Collect Sales Tax In State
Posted on 05/05/2011 5:27:01 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Amazon.com may pull the plug on coming to Tennessee, which could cost the state 1,400 jobs.
The company is considering dropping its plans to build two distribution centers near Chattanooga. It hinges on whether state lawmakers pass a bill that would require Amazon.com to collect sales tax in the state.
Amazon.com and former Gov. Phil Bredesen had agreed on a deal where taxes wouldn't be required, but now that could change.
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Well, Georgia will be happy to take amazon. We are right across the border from Chattanooga!
Hey, Michigan get your butt in gear here.
John Galt Alert!
I wonder who is floating the idea that Bredesen’s deal would not be honored. We have high unemployment, and a heavily GOP controlled Senate and House and a GOP governor. I think that the rumor is being made up by someone from a competing state.
Trial balloon being sent up by career politician tax lovers. RINOs and Dems po’d over Amazon and Electrolux tax deals. The would rather see high unemployment rates and people dependent upon the government (otherwise known as their power base).
LOL... from the type legislation were getting and the outright avoidance on all pro gun bills you could've fooled me...
Amazon has a great business plan: pray that your customer base are scofflaws.
Not collecting sales tax isn’t corporate welfare.
I was under the understanding that TN tax code required personal reporting of purchases made via the internet.
Yeah, file that with "I have read and understand the terms of service."
Just Sayin’ (Watch out for the gotcha police in every state)
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