Online sales tax bills gather major congressional support

More than 50 lawmakers sponsor legislation that would require online sellers to collect sales tax

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

A large coalition of business groups voiced support for the legislation. The current rules give online retailers "a perceived price advantage of up to 10 percent, a competitive edge that results in government policy picking winners and losers in the free market," the Retail Industry Leaders Association, representing 200 large retailers, said in a statement.

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for The IDG News Service. Follow Grant on Twitter at GrantGross. Grant's e-mail address is grant_gross@idg.com.

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