"This is a fairness question which the Congress alone must resolve," said Johnson. "There are more than 9,600 taxing districts in the country, and if Congress moves that enormous tax collection burden to remote retailers, then in fairness, Congress should require states to pay reasonable compensation to those retailers for the associated costs, especially when those retailers have no real connection to the state, have no political influence there and derive no benefit from the states in which they have no physical presence."Overstock.com and other similar e-commerce retailers are pressing for a fair internet taxation solution from Congress, but are opposed to measures now under consideration which fall short of providing a fair solution to the issue.
Overstock.com Eyeing Supreme Court Appeal Of Adverse NY Internet Tax Decision
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