Amazon cuts off 5200 affiliates in Minnesota

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Amazon cuts off 5200 affiliates in Minnesota

Jun 19 2013

With Minnesota's online sales tax law due to take effect July 1, Amazon has played a familiar card by cutting ties with 5,200 members of its Associates program in the state, the Pioneer Press reported. The online retailer has previously taken comparable action in other states that passed similar legislation.

On May 23, Governor Mark Dayton signed Minnesota E-Fairness legislation, which the state has estimated will generate $5 million in new revenue, the Star Tribune wrote.

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