Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Internet sales tax bill divides Republicans, vote looms in Senate

Internet sales tax bill divides Republicans, vote looms in Senate

A contentious bill which could come for a final vote in the Senate as early as Thursday would empower states to make online retailers collect sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet. Though it would likely face more resistance in the House, where the anti-tax creed is more pronounced, a number of Senate Republicans — and Republican governors — are supporting the bill.