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  • Online shoppers, services, top earners will pay more July 1

    06/22/2013 6:49:14 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 6-22-13 | billy salisbury
    The tobacco levy isn't the only tax going up July 1. This year, the Minnesota Legislature extended the sales taxes to a number of new services. Consumers will start paying the state's 6.875 percent sales tax on the digital music, movies, books, e-greeting cards and video and computer games that they download from the Internet or receive by email. They also will pay sales taxes on some -- but not all -- Internet purchases. The new law requires online retailers that have a physical presence or affiliates in Minnesota to start collecting state sales taxes, eliminating their advantage over Minnesota's...
  • Sarah Palin - Taxed Enough Already?

    05/07/2013 12:35:02 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 20 replies
    Sarah's Facebook ^ | May 7th, 2013 | Sarah Palin
    Taxed Enough Already? This new tax increase – the internet sales tax – must be stopped in the House. The Senate just passed it, and many Senators want to justify their tax increase vote by claiming that it will somehow “level the playing field” for brick and mortar retailers. This isn’t legit. This is actually a boon to the big online powerhouses like Amazon who can afford the insane paperwork that comes with complying with government’s newest tax. The smaller mid-size online operations and smaller brick and mortar businesses, many family-owned with small staffs, who want to have larger online...
  • Get Ready To Be Taxed on Internet Purchases

    04/23/2013 1:54:01 PM PDT · by Jean S · 148 replies
    National Journal via Yahoo ^ | 4/23/13 | Nancy Cook
    Proposed Internet sales-tax legislation received a huge boost on Monday when the White House officially backed the bill, saying it would level the playing field among online and retail stores by ensuring that both pay sales taxes. “Today, while local small-business retailers follow the law and collect sales taxes from customers who make purchases in their stores, many big-business online and catalogue retailers do not collect the same taxes,” White House press secretary Jay Carney. “This puts local, neighborhood-based small businesses at a disadvantage to big, out-of-state, online companies.”Now, the Senate is scheduled to debate the Internet sales-tax legislation for...