Amazon.com Could See Price Advantage Fade With Sales Tax

Q: How badly will shares of Amazon.com suffer as it must collect sales tax in more states? A: Ever since Amazon.com amzn was founded, it's had a huge advantage over its brick-and-mortar rivals: Sales tax. Consumers knew that if they bought something from Amazon.com, they were pretty sure they'd pay 5% or more below what they pay at a local store. And the reason was simple: Amazon hasn't been required to collect sales tax on the behalf of consumers for years in nearly all...Full Story
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