INTERNET SALES TAX - JESSICA MELUGIN
CEI.org: Internet Sales Tax Bill Is "Raw Deal for Taxpayers"
Legislation introduced Thursday to allow state tax collectors to reach across borders and tax out-of-state businesses would constitute a de facto tax on Internet sales and subject online retailers to taxation without representation, according to an analysis by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
The legislation, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, “would give state tax collectors alarming new powers to reach across their borders and audit retailers in every other state,” said Jessica Melugin, an adjunct analyst at CEI. > Read more about it
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