New Hampshire Entrepreneurs to Congress: No Internet Sales Tax

Several New Hampshire based small online business owners say that an internet sales tax would be “devastating” to their business.  New Hampshire is one of five states that does not currently impose a sales tax on its residents, which may be why Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) 2% and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) 25%, to of the lawmakers that heard from the group, have opposed internet sales tax legislation.

The business owners also spoke with Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH) 14% and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and about a quarter of Congress. 

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5 Things to Remember about the Internet Sales Tax

Remember when we told you 10 awful things about the Internet Sales Tax?  It’s a good time to think about the issue again.

Last year, some lawmakers were pushing for the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act. It anything but fair, and though the issue died down in 2013, it’s trying to rear its ugly head again this year.

On March 4, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to explore alternative solutions to the Internet sales tax issue.

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