New House Bill to Protect Small Businesses from Unreasonable Sales Tax Collection

A new house bill has been introduced as H.R.6824 that aims “To prohibit States from retroactively imposing a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller, and for other purposes.” The bipartisan bill is led by representatives Jim Sensenbrenner, Anna Eshoo, Karen Handel, Zoe Lofgren, and Jeff Duncan and has been referred to the House […]

Testimonies Show That Remote Sales Tax Collection is Far From Settled

The written testimonies from the participants (or witnesses in the Congressional jargon) at Tuesday’s hearing by the House Judiciary Committee on Examining the Wayfair decision and its Ramifications for Consumers and Small Businesses show some significant differences between the interested parties. For some “light reading”, here are the written testimonies. This is followed by the […]

House Judiciary Committee is Holding Hearing on Sales Tax

Today at 10am, the┬áHouse Judiciary Committee, lead by Virginia Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte, will hold a hearing titled “Examining the Wayfair decision and its Ramifications for Consumers and Small Businesses.” The committee is getting feedback from some folks in the retail and online industry on how the US Supreme Court decision on sales tax will […]

From Obamacare to Bezoscare? Amazon May Lead The Way to Fix Healthcare

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Last week Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced a partnership to bring healthcare to its over one million employees and their families. Among those three businesses, Amazon is the largest employer. But Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate that owes its growth to its longtime Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett’s prowess in picking the right […]