Marketplace Fairness Act passes Senate

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Marketplace Fairness Act passes Senate

May 07 2013

The US Senate have passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, requiring "remote" retailers with out-of-state sales of at least $1 million to collect applicable state and local sales tax on all purchases. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives, where it faces stronger opposition. "This victory is the direct result of the tireless work of thousands of booksellers nationwide, who, year after year, have advocated for sales tax fairness," American Bookseller Association CEO Oren Teicher commented. "Recognizing that this fight is far from over, today we are one very important step closer to leveling the playing field for Main Street retailers."

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