TN: Job losses blamed on uncollected online sales taxes

posted by
September 20, 2011
The Tennessean    
Posted in LAND News, News, PND News

"Tennessee stands to miss out on more than 10,000 jobs over the next five years because of uncollected online sales taxes, a group backed by major retailers said Monday. Hiring by the state -- as well as by local governments and private industry -- is being hampered by the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue that could be collected on online sales, according to a study released by the Alliance for Main Street Fairness." [editor's note: In states with no income tax, this is an issue for retailers trying to compete -- but no more so than having a non-sales-tax bordering state! It might be a spur to trying to lower the overall tax rate at home - SAT] (09/20/11)

 

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