BTW Articles

20 Sep

Judge Issues Preliminary Approval of States’ $69 Million E-Book Settlement

This week, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote issued an order preliminarily approving the e-book pricing settlements between 49 states and Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster.

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13 Oct

New Federal Sales Tax Fairness Legislation Introduced

This week, a coalition of small businesses joined Rep. Jackie Speier and Rep. Steve Womack in Washington, D.C., for the introduction of the Marketplace Equity Act.

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02 Feb

Booksellers Urged to Meet Locally With Federal Lawmakers

ABA is urging members to meet with their federal lawmakers in person in their local, district offices to express their support for bipartisan sales tax fairness legislation currently under consideration.

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11 Apr

JOBS Act Provides Access to Capital

Last Thursday, President Obama signed into law the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startup (JOBS) Act, which makes it easier for Main Street small businesses to gain access to capital through crowdfunding.

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13 Oct

ABA to Hold Sales Tax Fairness Advocacy Day in D.C. November 2

ABA announced this week that it is inviting independent association executives and independent business advocacy groups and their members to Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of a national sales tax fairness solution.

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02 Feb

States Continue Push for Sales Tax Fairness

Arizona tells Amazon to pay up; Pennsylvania extends deadline for nexus compliance; Massachusetts governor urges Congress to support sales tax fairness; Maryland introduces sales tax fairness legislation

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11 Apr

Utah Governor Signs Sales Tax Fairness Bill

On Wednesday, April 4, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a bill that requires remote retailers with nexus in Utah via distribution centers or subsidiaries to collect and remit sales tax for purchases made by state residents.

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09 Nov

ABA Hails Introduction of the Marketplace Fairness Act

ABA welcomed this week’s introduction in the Senate of the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would provide states with authorization to require remote sellers to collect and remit state sales tax, as an important step toward a national sales tax fairness solution.

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08 Feb

Virginia Senate Committee Unanimous in Support of Sales Tax Fairness

On Tuesday, February 7, the Virginia State Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 597, legislation that would require retailers with warehouses or distribution centers in the state to collect and remit sales tax for purchases made by Virginia residents.

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