Sales tax

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Justices won’t hear appeal of NY Internet taxation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider throwing out New York state’s taxes on Internet purchases on websites like, a move that could change the way Internet commerce works. The […]


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Few senators block vote on Internet sales tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senators from states without sales taxes are blocking a bill that would tax Internet purchases. They don’t have enough support to kill the bill, but they can delay a […]


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L.A. 2020 Commission to provide budget guidance

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor will announce a 12-member independent commission tomorrow charged with developing budget-balancing ideas for the city of Los Angeles. City Council President Herb Wesson last […]


Korean translation glitch prompts voter guide fix

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Officials say a translation error in California’s Korean-language voter guide has prompted the state to reprint and resend the paperwork to 27,000 residents. Yongho Kim of the Korean Resource Center in […]


Will Amazon's charging sales tax hurt the company? (audio)

Now that Amazon must comply with charging sales tax in California, MarketWatch tech editor Dan Gallagher talked with KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Paul Lowe about it:


Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Online retailer has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it fought against for years: tax collector. The […]



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