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H.R.2701 Main Street Fairness Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 25, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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  • 71% of users support H.R.2701

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    • Retail Industry Leadership Association

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    • Sears Holdings Corporation

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    • eBay Inc.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Briana Del: Online Sales Tax Congressional Hearing | TaxRates.com - July 26, 2012 by Briana Del - The Main Street Fairness Act?(S 1452 / HR 2701) ? 1)?Read twice by Senate Committee and referred to Committee on Finance on 7/29/2011.* 2)?Added as an amendment to the Small Jobs and Tax Relief Bill (S 2237), ...

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      As noted by Briana Del on July 26, 2012, "The Main Street Fairness Act?(S 1452 / HR 2701) ? 1)?Read twice by Senate Committee and referred to Committee on Finance on 7/29/2011.* 2)?Added as an amendment to the Small Jobs and Tax Relief Bill (S 2237), ..." (/url?q=http://brianadel.blogspot.com/2012/07/online-sales-tax-congressional-hearing.html&sa=U&ei=zgwTUMvsPIyq8ASW94HwAg&ved=0CDYQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNE_wIp6vxNX0EzjlJcAPWb3CaO0XA)
    • Online Sales Tax Congressional Hearing | TaxRates.com - susanne ... - July 26, 2012 by susanne.mak12 - The Main Street Fairness Act?(S 1452 / HR 2701) ? 1)?Read twice by Senate Committee and referred to Committee on Finance on 7/29/2011.* 2)?Added as an amendment to the Small Jobs and Tax Relief Bill (S 2237), ...

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      As noted by susanne.mak12 on July 26, 2012, "The Main Street Fairness Act?(S 1452 / HR 2701) ? 1)?Read twice by Senate Committee and referred to Committee on Finance on 7/29/2011.* 2)?Added as an amendment to the Small Jobs and Tax Relief Bill (S 2237), ..." (/url?q=http://mak12.typepad.com/blog/2012/07/online-sales-tax-congressional-hearing-taxratescom.html&sa=U&ei=zgwTUMvsPIyq8ASW94HwAg&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEj-t7C89FFdXlbn7s1bQJKaxtUnQ)
    • Online Sales Tax Legislation Gaining Traction in Congress - Typepad - July 26, 2012 by Sarah Stockdale - ... the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011, H.R. 3179, that he was supportive of the bill and would drop all efforts to pass his separate but similar legislation, the Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 2701), that he introduced last summer.

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      As noted by Sarah Stockdale on July 26, 2012, "... the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011, H.R. 3179, that he was supportive of the bill and would drop all efforts to pass his separate but similar legislation, the Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 2701), that he introduced last summer." (/url?q=http://thefergusongroup.typepad.com/grants/2012/07/online-sales-tax-legislation-gaining-traction-in-congress-.html&sa=U&ei=zgwTUMvsPIyq8ASW94HwAg&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNH9uixaS9kV7GV8Bj7llRyDHHMTgA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Internet retailers' tax advantage unfair to stores - April 04, 2012 by Randolph Leader - 1832), the Marketplace Equity Act (H.R. 3179) and the Main Street Fairness Act (S.1492 and H.R. 2701). Bob Martin's column below points out the problems Alabama state government is having funding basic services, as well as the Legislature's unwillingness .

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      As noted by Randolph Leader on April 04, 2012, "1832), the Marketplace Equity Act (H.R. 3179) and the Main Street Fairness Act (S.1492 and H.R. 2701). Bob Martin's column below points out the problems Alabama state government is having funding basic services, as well as the Legislature's unwillingness ." (http://www.therandolphleader.com/opinion/editorials/article_afbf22c6-7e5a-11e1-9cd7-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • United States: SALT Legislative Outlook, Trends And Predictions For 2012 - February 16, 2012 by Mondaq - WL 3877518 (Ky. App. 2009), rev. denied (Ky. 2010), cert. denied, Dkt. 10%662 (Jan. 24, 2011). 23 S. 1452, H.R. 2701, introduced July 29, 2011 (the Main Street Fairness Act); H.R. 3179, introduced Oct. 13, 2011 (the Marketplace Equity Act); S. 1832 ...

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      As noted by Mondaq on February 16, 2012, "WL 3877518 (Ky. App. 2009), rev. denied (Ky. 2010), cert. denied, Dkt. 10%662 (Jan. 24, 2011). 23 S. 1452, H.R. 2701, introduced July 29, 2011 (the Main Street Fairness Act); H.R. 3179, introduced Oct. 13, 2011 (the Marketplace Equity Act); S. 1832 ..." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/164834/Property+Real+Estate+Tax/SALT+Legislative+Outlook+Trends+and+Predictions+for+2012)
    • The Nightmare of Sales Tax for Everyone - February 01, 2012 by Inside Fidelity - There are four bills between the House and Senate proposing Internet sales tax regulation: the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011 (H.R. 3179); the Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 2701) and its correlating Senate bill, (S. 1452); and the most recent bill ...

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      As noted by Inside Fidelity on February 01, 2012, "There are four bills between the House and Senate proposing Internet sales tax regulation: the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011 (H.R. 3179); the Main Street Fairness Act (H.R. 2701) and its correlating Senate bill, (S. 1452); and the most recent bill ..." (https://news.fidelity.com/news/news.jhtml?articleid=201202010745STREETCMREALTIME_11392705&IMG=N&cat=default&ccsource=rss-default)
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