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EBay And Amazon And Sales Tax: They Beg To Differ

Amazon supports the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would give states the right to collect sales tax from “remote” (out-of-state) internet retailers. Amazon would rather the feds laid down the rules, instead of individual states (like California). EBay hated the idea when California began pushing for it. EBay CEO John Donahoe, on the other hand, did a mass e-mailed to the channel's members (and newspaper editorial writers) telling them to “tell Congress ‘No!’ to this.” 

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