Retailers Rally Behind Effort To Expand Internet Sales Tax

Law360, New York (July 16, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT) -- The retail industry is rallying behind the latest efforts by members of Congress to overhaul the current system for collecting sales tax from Internet retailers, voicing support Wednesday for the newest version of the Marketplace Fairness Act and Internet Tax Freedom Act.

Two of the largest retail industry trade groups in the U.S., the Retail Industry Leaders Association and National Retail Federation, urged Congress to pass a combined version of the two bills that was introduced in the Senate earlier this week.

“We appreciate the leadership of the bill’s sponsors and thank them for renewing their commitment to sales tax fairness,”...

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