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Supreme Court ruling on internet sales tax clears the air

The Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect sales tax on online purchases provides both clarity and obstacles for e-retailers. While larger online players should not be majorly impacted, smaller e-retailers may be overburdened.


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Aaron Ahlburn

Senior Director, Research

United States

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