Internet sales tax

States could force Internet retailers to collect sales taxes under legislation considered by Congress. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press / October 18, 2010)

Congress is considering bipartisan legislation that could spell the end to the nation’s long Internet sales tax holiday.

The pending legislation would give states the ability to force larger online retailers to collect sales tax for Internet purchases even if the company is located out of state.

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