government relations Web page, eBay urges users to ask their legislators to exempt such businesses. The legislation is expected to go up for a Senate vote in coming days and would allow states to make retailers outside their borders collect online sales tax, Reuters noted. Retailers who receive less than $1 million in annual out-of-state revenue would be exempt. eBay contends that smaller merchants would be hit unfairly hard by such a threshold. Shares of eBay closed Friday down 43 cents at $52.39.