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2011-07-29 18:12:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) welcomed Legislation introduced today by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) that addresses a fundamental unfairness in tax policy and closes a decades-old loophole that threatens retail jobs on Main Street.

2011-07-29 14:32:00

SEATTLE, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FedTax(R) joins its TaxCloud(R) merchants in applauding Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI) for introducing the Main Street Fairness Act in both chambers of Congress.

2011-07-28 17:14:00

RIVERWOODS, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the days draw closer to another school year, shoppers in 16 states can expect sales tax breaks on the purchase of various school-related goods in upcoming weeks, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).

2011-07-22 08:26:00

SEATTLE, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FedTax® announced today that it joins its TaxCloud® merchants in urging Congress to enact the Main Street Fairness Act (MSFA). The MSFA will authorize states that have simplified their sales tax systems to require online retailers to collect sales tax.

2011-07-21 10:47:00

New refund program simplifies tax refunds for international visitors DFW AIRPORT, Texas, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International visitors who shop in Texas are now able to collect sales tax refunds in cash at DFW International Airport, prior to returning home. TaxFree Shopping, Ltd.

2011-06-06 17:10:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the California state Assembly passed AB155, a bill designed to close a tax loophole enjoyed by consumers and online retailers for decades.

2011-05-13 10:56:00

Press Release from the House GOP Caucus, May 9, 2011: Bradley County Conservative Comes Out Strongly in Defense of Amazon and Jobs for Tennesseans, State Must Not Go Back on Promises Made NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent news that a few legislators are considering a bill that would force the company Amazon to pay State sales taxes in Tennessee, Representative Eric Watson (R-Cleveland) vowed to fight the ill-conceived plan that could potentially hurt...

2011-05-12 11:51:00

Despite Bezos' Claims, Technology Has Made Sales Tax Collection Very Simple ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Alliance for Main Street Fairness: Dear Mr.

2011-04-26 09:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural gas drillers claim they have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in Pennsylvania taxes, but data from the state Department of Revenue tell a different story, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center. Of the 783 companies to file corporate net income tax returns in 2008, 85% paid nothing in taxes.

2011-03-23 09:49:00

Income Tax Revenue Down 4 Percent, Corporate Tax Revenue Down 7 Percent WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State government tax collections decreased $14.3 billion to $704.6 billion in fiscal year 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.

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