After years of putting of proposals that would allow states to tax e-commerce, Congress is looking at a bill that would make taxing Internet sales more difficult.
The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law held a hearing on Tuesday on H.R. 2887, No Regulation without Representation, which is aimed at solving the issue of state taxation of remote sellers – a problem ever since the landmark Supreme Court decision in Quill mandated the physical presence of the retailer in a state to allow the state to impose a sales tax obligation.
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