Skip to comments.America Has Two Choices, And The Time For Choosing Is Now
Posted on 07/01/2011 3:59:32 PM PDT by The Looking Spoon
Conservatives have been talking about this particular choice for decades, and the future is now.
This isn't hypotheticals wrapped in high-minded rhetoric. California is now forcing online businesses that have any physical presence in the state to collect sales tax from business it does there. Here's why...
The legislation was intended to eliminate a perceived business impediment for brick-and-mortar retailers in the state, according to California Democratic Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, who helped develop the bill. State and local sales taxes can total 10 percent in some California cities, and big-box retailers like Wal-Mart complained that tax-free sales on Amazon were an unfair edge....
From Fox News
What are we going to put a premium on in this country?
This is crap. Wreck the goose and its golden egg.
So...buy WI dairy every chance you get! It's the conservative thing to do!
Liberals (in the present use of the word as opposed to that used in the book ...written 1940-1943) must be encouraged to read Friedrick Hyak’s “Road to Serfdom”.
Let’s not be dumb. All tax authorities everywhere have been slobbering to collect tax from Internet sales from the very beginning. I’m surprised it’s taken this long. Besides, this wouldn’t be the first time that government has tried to “level the playing field”. It’s what they do.
“...big-box retailers like Wal-Mart complained that tax-free sales on Amazon were an unfair edge....”
I occasionally buy a book from Amazon but prefer to go to a large bookstore and browse for reading matter. However, I wouldn’t go to Wal-Mart to browse for books - I didn’t know they sold books.
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