Senate OKs bill to allow states to tax online sales

05/7/2013 | Christian Science Monitor, The · CNNMoney · Washington Post, The

The Senate voted 69-27 to pass a bill authorizing states to collect sales tax on online transactions, even if the seller has no physical presence in the state. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, plans to refer the measure to the House Judiciary Committee. A spokeswoman for committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he has reservations about the measure's potential effect on small businesses and its complexity.

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