Amazon Sues Over State Law on Collection of Sales Tax (New York Times)

Sales tax continues to be a potentially thorny issue for e-commerce companies, and now New York state has thrown a wrench into the process by requiring out-of-state e-commerce retailers to collect sales tax for purchases that originated with affiliate programs from sites based in the state. Today, Amazon filed a lawsuit against the state of New York challenging the new requirement. Read the full New York Times article here.

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