PBS NewsHour

Congress Eliminates Perk of Online Shopping With Sales Tax

  • Posted: 5/1/2013
    • Length: 08:10
    • Plays: ???
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Proposed legislation in Congress could require consumers to pay sales tax for online purchases. Currently, states can only collect taxes from businesses that have a physical presence in their state. Gwen Ifill looks at the stakes and debate with Brian Bieron of eBay and the National Retail Federation's Rachelle Bernstein.

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