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U.S. Supreme Court: States Can Force Online Shoppers To Pay Sales Tax

U.S. Supreme Court: States Can Force Online Shoppers To Pay Sales Tax

The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection.
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First Security Fights 'Warehouse Sale' of Lauren James This article is available only in print.

The Searcy bank, which has sued Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville over a defaulted $338,720 loan, has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent Lauren James from holding its warehouse sale scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
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Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown This article is available only in print.

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown.
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High Court Ruling Lets States Tax Online Retailers From Afar (Matthew Boch Commentary)

States that follow South Dakota's framework of (1) reasonable virtual nexus thresholds, (2) overall simplification as part of SSUTA or otherwise, and (3) no retroactivity should be on solid ground.
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