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2010-09-01 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Tax Authority (FedTax.net) has launched an online petition for consumers and retailers to demonstrate support for the Main Street Fairness Act and its protection of anonymity on internet sales. The Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 5660), currently before Congress, will modernize and simplify existing sales tax collection laws and therefore eliminate the need for states to enact reporting laws that may threaten consumer privacy. It also has the...

2010-07-02 13:39:00

SEATTLE, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Tax Authority (FedTax.net), a private company committed to making it easy for online merchants to collect sales tax, announces the launch of its TaxCloud(TM) sales tax calculation and remittance service. TaxCloud is free and easy to use, and it can be integrated with virtually any accounting or e-commerce shopping cart system. TaxCloud calculates the sales tax due on any purchase in any tax jurisdiction in the nation and stands ready to assist...

2009-07-28 08:29:13

Retail sales in the United States rose slightly in the week ending July 25, the International Council of Shopping Centers reported Wednesday. Sales were up 1 percent compared to the previous week and down 0.5 percent compared to the same week a year ago, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Sachs report said. In the week, discount and dollar stores proved to be the exception with notably weaker traffic, the report said. Shoppers were faced with temperatures averaging 2.1 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than the...

2008-08-15 03:00:16

By Meg Mirshak School supplies list in hand and shopping cart in tow, Miran Tyrrell joined other parents and schoolteachers Friday in taking advantage of South Carolina's tax-free shopping weekend. Through midnight Sunday, shoppers in Georgia and South Carolina can purchase school supplies, computers, clothing and footwear items without paying sales tax, although each state has certain restrictions on items that are considered exempt. At Office Depot on Knox Avenue in North...