ACMA and NetChoice File Legal Challenge against South Dakota’s “Blatantly Unconstitutional” Internet Sales Tax Law

Forcing Out-of-State Sellers to Collect South Dakota Sales Tax Violates the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution Pierre, South Dakota (April 29, 2016) – The state of South Dakota’s new Internet sales tax mandate — to force out-of-state sellers to collect South Dakota sales t...
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CNBC Op-Ed: April 15 “Tax Day” Could be an “Every Day” for Small Businesses

Why this tax bill is unfair Carl Szabo, senior policy counsel, NetChoice   April 15 is one of the least liked and certainly the most expensive days of the year for many Americans. It is Tax Day when we all must ensure that we have paid our fair share. But, if big-box...
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WSJ Op-Ed: How State Revenuers Are Going After E-Commerce

Alabama and other states are trying to impose taxes on retailers far beyond their own borders. By Hamilton Davison March 11, 2016 6:05 p.m. ET http://tinyurl.com/gr3lc9l The state of Alabama is openly defying the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to squeeze millions of dollars of...
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New State Research: Utah Citizens Say Internet Sales Tax System Works Fine, Don’t Mess With It

Sixty-seven percent said that imposing sales tax obligations on businesses that have no physical presence in the state would amount to a statewide sales increase. Sixty-seven percent of Utahns said the “issue has largely solved itself and requiring small merchants to collect and...
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DM News: Alabama’s About to Put Some Weight on Web Sellers’ Shoulders

Alabama’s About to Put Some Weight on Web Sellers’ Shoulders On New Year’s Day the state’s revenue office will begin assessing taxes on out-of-state sellers. So far, no challenge has been mounted to stop it. On CyberMonday presidential candidate Marco...
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Forbes Op-Ed: Why Are We Importing Europe’s Broken Internet Sales Tax System?

  Why Are We Importing Europe’s Broken Internet Sales Tax System? Dec 16, 2015 Special to FORBES.com Mr. DelBianco is executive director of NetChoice, a trade association of e-commerce and online businesses. As Congress weighs Internet sales tax proposals, it should look to...
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Hill Op-Ed: Congress Shouldn’t Pass Internet Tax Bill in Dark of Night

December 15, 2015, 04:00 pm Congress Shouldn’t Pass Internet Tax Bill in Dark of Night By Hamilton Davison When Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was sworn in as Speaker of the House, he promised that legislation would go through “regular order.” This pledge will be tested as Congress...
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The Hill: Chaffetz’s Internet sales tax bill is worse than prior attempts

June 25, 2015, 11:30 am By Terri S. Alpert The fatally-flawed Marketplace Fairness Act was shelved last year because of the cost, complexity and threat of government audit it imposed on small business. Last week, in swooped Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), to try to fix MFA with his...
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Roll Call Op-Ed: Big Box Behemoths Would Crush Small Business

‘Big Box’ Behemoths Would Crush Small Biz | Commentary By Special to Roll Call Posted at 10 a.m. on June 18 By Hamilton Davison There is a move afoot in Congress that will crush the ability of small businesses to compete with big box giants and stifle the growth of electronic...
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