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Lawmakers Reintroduce Online Sales Tax Legislation

A bipartisan group of senators will renew their push for online sales tax legislation on Thursday.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plans to re-introduce the Marketplace Fairness Act, along with Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), according to Christina Mulka, a spokeswoman for Durbin.

Reps. Steve Womack (R-Ark.), Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) will introduce identical companion legislation in the House, Mulka said.

She explained that the new bill will combine various proposals from last Congress and includes revisions aimed at winning over skeptics.

Under current law, states can only collect sales taxes from retailers that have a physical presence in their state. People who order items online from another state are supposed to declare the purchases on their tax forms, but few do.

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Just like the new Min wage crap

more taxes in the pockets of the thieves without the first peep about real cuts, while they strip Americans of their much needed income. Spend us into oblivion. Break the economy. Call for a new currency by way of economic emergency. Keep marching towards a one world government.

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