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Should Web Shoppers Pay Sales Tax
Congress is considering a bill that would require all web-based retailers collect sales taxes on purchases.Â States governments complain they’re losing billions of dollars in sales taxes. Bricks and mortar retailers complain about unfair competition.Â On-line retailers oppose the bill, saying it would be very difficult to figure sales taxes for every state, county and municipality.Â What do you think? Â Should web shoppers pay sales taxes?