Lawmakers consider sales tax on all Internet retailers



By Tom Sheck, MPR News

“State lawmakers are considering a bill to require all Internet retailers to pay sales tax in Minnesota.  Members of the Senate Taxes Committee heard testimony from supporters and opponents of the measure Wednesday.

Several companies, including Best Buy, argue the tax is needed for a level playing field.  Ward Einess, who represents Best Buy, says his company wants internet retailers to meet the same standard that his company meets.”

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