Raising Your Taxes is Easier Than Checking the Weather!

Today on the Senate floor, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) claimed that taxing consumers for online purchases is as easy as finding out the weather.  He made those comments in a defense of the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, which Heritage Action opposes.  He states that an internet company can find out the tax for any jurisdiction as easily as they could find out the weather just by knowing someone’s zip code.

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