Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn stepped into the Internet tax fray this week, signing into law a bill designed to collect a sales tax for certain online purchases, a move that Amazon.com Inc. said it would blunt by severing ties ...
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 ...
Small sales taxes on soft drinks in the range currently in force in some states are insufficient to reduce consumption of soda or curb obesity among children, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
(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 hardwood floors.
Tax increases are the only solution to a widening budget crisis that a new study says has landed Illinois among the nation's most financially troubled states, a soon-to-be-released report by a team of University of Illinois ...
Indiana should review its property assessment practices because errors are causing some low-income homeowners to pay too much in property taxes while well-off homeowners pay too little, says a new study from Ball State University.
A New York judge has refused to dismiss the state attorney general's lawsuit claiming back sales taxes and triple damages from Sprint.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says senators have reached a deal to delay voting on a bill to tax Internet sales until after senators return from a weeklong vacation.
Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.
Online retailer Amazon.com has reached a deal with Massachusetts to start collecting the state's 6.25 percent sales tax from Bay State residents.