Calif. governor signs compromise on Internet taxes

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Calif. governor signs compromise on Internet taxes

Sep 26 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that postpones new sales taxes rules that would have affected online purchases in California, granting more time for traditional and online retailers to lobby Congress for a national standard on the high-stakes issue.

Meanwhile, Michigan lawmakers have entered the online sales tax debate with the Michigan Main Street Fairness Act, co-sponsored by state representatives Eileen Kowall (R.-White Lake Township) and Jim Ananich (D.-Flint).

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