Analysis: Bipartisan support grows for taxing online sales

04/9/2013 | Economist (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. legislation to let states require online retailers to collect sales tax is gaining support among Republicans and Democrats, but backers haven't yet come up with a vehicle to make the change law, according to The Economist. "Advocates believe that the best hope may lie in comprehensive tax reform," the magazine notes. "Buried in a slew of more sweeping changes, a heavier touch on e-commerce might go unnoticed."

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