‘Marketplace Fairness' Online Tax Waits for Congress

by Luke Jones  on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 12:00 am  

From left, Robert Coon, Randy Zook and Chris McMillen

“A million may seem like a lot, but when you’ve got warehousing, logistics, you name it, a million is not a lot of money,” he said. “One million just keeps your doors open.”

Coon said he’s aware of these types of concerns.

“There’s a revenue-based small business exemption in the bill,” he said.

He said a provision in the legislation also requires any state implementing it to offer free software to help businesses adjust.

But regardless of these opinions on the bill, it’s already made more progress than any other previously proposed idea.

“At the end of the day, it’s something more permissive, a better approach,” Coon said. “Congress has been identified by the courts as the only way to fix this issue, and it’s already gotten farther than it ever has.”

 

 

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