- Infowars - http://www.infowars.com -

Texas looks to tax online retailers

Posted By aaron On February 14, 2011 @ 4:49 pm In constitution,Old Infowars Posts Style | Comments Disabled

Ben Wermund
Austin American-Statesman
February 14, 2011

  • A d v e r t i s e m e n t
  • {openx:49}

State Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, filed legislation today aimed at cracking down on online retailers, like Amazon Inc., that avoid collecting and paying sales taxes.

Amazon announced last week it would close its Texas distribution center and warehouse after the comptroller handed the company a $269 million tax bill.

Gov. Rick Perry criticized the comptroller’s decision to collect the money, telling The Washington Examiner that it was not a decision he would have supported.

Read full article

Article printed from Infowars: http://www.infowars.com

URL to article: http://www.infowars.com/texas-looks-to-tax-online-retailers/

Copyright © 2015 Infowars. All rights reserved.