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Amazon collecting sales tax in California from today
Sep 15 2012
Amazon and other large online retailers will begin collecting sales tax in California today. At the time California Governor Jerry Brown signed the sales tax fairness bill in September 2011, American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher called the change "a huge victory for sales tax fairness, and for Main Street retailers."
Similar laws will come into force in in New Jersey in July 2013; Virginia in September 2013; Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee in January 2014; and in South Carolina in January 2016,
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