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Group seeks Amazon boycott over sales tax fight

(AP) -- A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Business
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Amazon says gets OK for Calif sales tax referendum

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. says the California Attorney General's Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Business
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Amazon wants voters to decide on tax collection

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. wants California voters to decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes there, setting the stage for a potentially high-dollar ballot fight next year that ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Business
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Amazon cuts off California affiliates

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. and much smaller Overstock.com Inc. are cutting off their advertising affiliates in California because of a new state rule forcing online retailers to collect sales tax there.

dateJun 30, 2011 in Business
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Cash-hungry states eye online retail for tax revenue

Web-savvy shoppers can often save big buying online instead of at the local mall. But a chunk of the savings comes at the expense of state and local governments, in the form of sales taxes that are never paid on many Web ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
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Amazon reacts to new Colo tax, costing affiliates

(AP) -- Kristie McNealy blogs from her suburban Denver home about raising four children and health issues. Her husband, Rob, a floor installer, runs another Web site offering product reviews and advice on ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Internet
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