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$eeking a fair market: Online sales tax bill gains momentum

May 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The U.S. Senate is poised for a final vote Monday on a bill that would give states the authority to force online retailers to collect sales taxes on goods shipped to places like North Dakota and Minnesota. The House will eventually vote on the bill, too, and unlike past attempts there is growing consensus a law will be enacted this time around. Continue Reading

Online sale tax: Prospect of state collection grows via legislative effort

November 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The momentum is building nearly two decades after the U.S. Supreme Court barred states from requiring out-of-state companies to collect in-state taxes on sales. But the court left the door open for Congress to allow such collection through legislation. Continue Reading