Professor Brad Borden spoke with the Voice of Russia about the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would allow states to collect sales tax from Internet retailers for online purchases. Those retailers with more than $1 million a year in online sales would be required to send taxes back to the states where their products are delivered. While large stores such as Walmart and Amazon and smaller stores alike support the bill, online retailers such as eBay oppose it. “With Internet sales rising, constituents and business owners in various states are putting pressure on lawmakers to help even the playing field,” Professor Borden said.
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