Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Retailers push to end special tax treatment for online brands

Chain Store Age

Conventional retailers are working with industry groups to overturn a tax break that benefits e-commerce brands.

On Monday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association public policy organization called Retail Litigation Center, along with more than 20 retail and wholesale trade associations, filed a document to overturn a rule that the Supreme Court adopted in the pre-Internet era. Specifically, the group hopes to influence the court to reverse special tax breaks given to online retailers.. . . more