In an effort to address growing budget problems, many states have attempted to draw on the as yet untapped revenue source of online sales taxes. Currently, these efforts have been[...]
Tagged: Marketplace Fairness Act
Tomorrow the House Judiciary Committee will hold the hearing “Exploring Alternative Solutions on the Internet Sales Tax Issue.” Taking some time to explore the Constitutional challenges of current proposals which mandate the collection of taxes by businesses across state lines and an examining the potential for the radical expansion of government would be a good place to focus.
A new study released by the Small Business Administration funded with taxpayer money examines the effects of Internet sales taxes on small businesses. The study has drawn swift criticism from[...]
Congress has considered many bills over the past few years that, like the Marketplace Fairness Act, would expand states’ ability to force out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes regardless of[...]
The Heartland Institute has compiled a list of legislators, journalists, and think tank leaders across the conservative and libertarian spectrum that strongly oppose the Marketplace Fairness Act.
Heartland‘s Benjamin Domenech speaks with Curtis Dubay, Senior Tax Analyst at The Heritage Foundation, about Internet Taxes. The proposed Marketplace Fairness Act would force Internet retailers to collect sales tax for the state and local[...]
The Marketplace Fairness Act, which the U.S. Senate appears poised to approve, is not about fairness or even really about revenue. It’s about government control over another facet of our[...]
In the past few years, members of Congress have proposed several bills to expand states’ ability to tax purchases made online and from mail-order catalogs. Yesterday, U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi[...]
[First published at Reason.] As many states struggle to solve the debt problems they created, in large part by their own fiscal irresponsibility and short-sightedness, they are looking ever more[...]