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How the online sales tax ruling will affect consumers

How the online sales tax ruling will affect consumers

As the U.S. tries to catch up with digital companies that operate without a physical presence, the ruling allowing states to tax e-commerce providers outside their state borders has created an extra hurdle for companies handling online transactions. The ruling may prompt Congress to introduce new legislation for an overhaul on unifying e-commerce for all 50 states.

Supreme Court Gives States Wide Authority To Collect Taxes On Remote Sales

Supreme Court Gives States Wide Authority To Collect Taxes On Remote Sales

The U.S. Supreme Court has given states broad authority to require online and other remote sellers to collect sales taxes. And it has largely ended decades of uncertainty over the ability to states to collect taxes on online sales.