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Federal Internet Sales Tax Legislation; An Explanation for the Small-Medium e-Commerce Business

Internet sales tax on e-Commerce transactions? It’s an issue that many e-Commerce businesses haven’t had to worry about – at least not in states where they lacked a substantial physical presence. But things could be changing!

If you’re a frequent visitor to The State and Local Tax “Buzz”, you’re probably well aware that I cover developments in the “Internet Sales Tax” area.  And my guess (and hope) is that you’ve read some of my contributions on this topic, either here at The State and Local Tax “Buzz”, at or at 
My latest contribution is a newly released whitepaper on the three federal "internet sales tax" proposals currently under consideration by Congress - the Main Street Fairness Act (S. 1452, H.R. 2701), the Marketplace Equity Act (H.R.3179) and the Marketplace Fairness Act (S. 1832).  While I’ve covered all three of these proposals in prior posts, my focus had been on explaining the requirements that states would need to meet in o…