June 1, 2011
The state of California could collect more than $1 billion a year by taxing Amazon and other online retailers if a bill approved by the Assembly becomes law.
Assemblyman Charles Calderon, a Democrat from Whittier, says his legislation doesn’t impose a new sales tax, but extends one that California should already have been enforcing.
AB155 passed, 47-16, with the support of one GOP lawmaker Tuesday. It now heads to the Senate.