Legislative update - Internet sales tax principles announced by House Judiciary Committee 

September 18: The House Judiciary Committee continues its consideration of legislation to tax online sales, and today released a “statement of principles” relating to internet sales tax.

As noted in a Judiciary Committee release, the basic principles on remote sales tax are:


  • Tax relief
  • Tech neutrality
  • No regulation without representation
  • Simplicity
  • Tax competition
  • States' rights
  • Privacy rights

The Senate in May 2013 passed online sales tax legislation, the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013. Read TaxNewsFlash-United States: KPMG report - What internet / state sales tax collection bill would, would not do




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