Marketplace Fairness Act

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    Congress takes action on taxes

    Senators Reintroduce Marketplace Fairness Act Last week, a bipartisan group of senators, led by Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), reintroduced the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would give states the authority to require online and other remote retailers to collect sales taxes in exchange for states simplifying their sales…
    Sarah Curry, March 18, 2015
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    Senate to Reintroduce Online Sales Tax Bill Following Supreme Court Justice’s Remarks

    Senate Budget Chairman Michael Enzi is expected to soon reintroduce the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would give states the authority to require online and other remote retailers to collect sales taxes in exchange for states simplifying their sales tax systems. The Senate had previously passed the legislation in May 2013,…
    Sarah Curry, March 10, 2015
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    What happened this week in Washington D.C. ?

    Yesterday the House approved a spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was operating under a continuing resolution set to expire in February. The bill (HR 240) will provide $39.7 billion in discretionary funding for DHS and its component agencies, including $1.5 billion for state and…
    Sarah Curry, January 15, 2015
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    What is the lame duck Congress up to?

    The US Senate and US House went into recess in late September and are now returning to Washington today to resume unfinished business during the lame duck period.  The House is scheduled to take up many bills, including the Government Reports Elimination Act (HR 4194) that would eliminate 48…
    Sarah Curry, November 12, 2014