Political Headlines May 6, 2013: Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill with a Vote of 69-27

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Internet sales tax passes Senate

Source: USA Today, 5-6-13

Story Highlights

  • The Senate passes bill requiring online retailers to collect state sales taxes
  • The measure would still have to pass the House
  • Big retailers like Walmart and Amazon are pitted against small online retailers

The Senate passed a bill Monday night aimed at making it easier for states to collect sales taxes for online purchases, but its final prospects remain uncertain….READ MORE

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