In one week, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the proposed Marketplace Fairness Act, which gives states the ability to collect sales tax on goods sold on the Internet. This only affects businesses that sell more than $1 million a year. States would also be required to provide merchants with free software to assist them with the collection of taxes for more than 9,000 local, county and state agencies. Politicians on the both aisles of Congress and in the statehouses are split on the bill. In Nevada, for example, many state Republican lawmakers, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, support …
LVN Editorial: Marketplace Fairness Act levels playing field for local government
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