Many people are beginning to wrap their minds around the House Republicans’ proposed destination-based cash-flow tax and what it means for tax reform. Most people are still looking into the tax’s impacts on trade and how...
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Joseph Henchman on the 'Marketplace Fairness Act'
The U.S. Senate this week is voting on the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would grant each state the power to require collection of sales and use taxes by sellers with no physical presence in the state (primarily catalog and Internet-based sellers). Tax Foundation Vice President Joseph Henchman blogged on the legal background to the issue yesterday, and was part of Scott Horsley's NPR story on All Things Considered later in the afternoon.
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