Various forms of online sales tax legislation have been introduced in Congress over the past 15 years but none have won passage. And now there is a new proposal.
The new draft online sales tax legislation was released Thursday by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte. His proposal, The Online Sales Tax Simplification Act of 2016, is aimed at addressing disparity in sales tax collection obligations between Main Street retailers and online-only retailers. It would allow states that take certain steps to require online sellers to collect sales tax. . . . more