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To whomever is promoting the new internet sales tax, please stop.Posted Monday, July 19, 2010, at 8:59 AM
I made the headline because I can not tell anymore where the party lines stop between Democrat and Republican. If the GOP is really conservative and pro-business, they need to get back on track,but ......
ANYWAY this is about the proposed sales tax on internet sales. If you have a location in a given state, it is nothing new that you have to collect sales tax for sales within that state, but this law will change everything.
I could has it out here, but this article says some good things so http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion...
When you consider the rising costs of mail or shipping the savings by not having to pay tax was a small benefit, but never got close to the expense. It is not unusual for our customers to pay much more than the item originally cost them for shipping.
I believe our internet edge is the convenience of not having to go to the item and being able to sit in your pajamas while you shop, or run a quick shopping errand from your desk during lunch. (Yes, I know. Some do much more than that and take away from productivity at work.)
Any thoughts on this?
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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter and live on a farm outside of Bell Buckle. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.
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