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  •  A company like Amazon could do the required (0+ / 0-)

    accounting and tax compliance with minimal effort - they obviously have the talent to work magic with systems and data mining.  It would be a bigger issue for small companies without the resources to deal with requirements in many taxing jurisdictions.

    They probably fight it because of the competitive advantage they get.  Even though they avoid "nexus" by using other companies to do the work, they are clearly "doing business" in all fifty states and there should be a way to compel them to collect the tax without hurting small businesses that have minimal cross state sales.

    “when Democrats don’t vote, Democrats don’t win.” Alan Grayson

    by ahumbleopinion on Sat May 05, 2012 at 01:15:36 PM PDT

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