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H.R.3179 Marketplace Equity Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 24, 2012 Committee Hearings Held.

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

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  • 75% of users oppose H.R.3179

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    • Amazon.com, Inc

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    • International Council of Shopping Centers

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Weekly Roundup: Online Tax Gains Momentum | Avalara Blog - July 28, 2012 by Will Frei - comToday the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Marketplace Equity Act (HR 3179), a bill that would broaden state power to requ… Marketplace Fairness Act Hearing August 1 | TaxRates.comThe U.S. Senate ...

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      As noted by Will Frei on July 28, 2012, "comToday the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Marketplace Equity Act (HR 3179), a bill that would broaden state power to requ… Marketplace Fairness Act Hearing August 1 | TaxRates.comThe U.S. Senate ..." (/url?q=http://blog.avalara.com/2012/07/27/weekly-roundup-online-tax-gains-momentum/&sa=U&ei=BAIVUIyfMoKu8QT75IDwCQ&ved=0CDEQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGQFmBTbr7Y-qeGMeX-TkgpGAJLeg)
    • Congressional Week Busy With Internet Sales Tax | TaxRates.com - July 27, 2012 by susan.mclain - This week, PRNewswire reports that “…yesterday the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3179, the Marketplace Equity Act, a similar bill [to the Marketplace Fairness Act, S. 1832] to modernize the current 20 year old ...

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      As noted by susan.mclain on July 27, 2012, "This week, PRNewswire reports that “…yesterday the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3179, the Marketplace Equity Act, a similar bill [to the Marketplace Fairness Act, S. 1832] to modernize the current 20 year old ..." (/url?q=http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2012/07/26/congressional-week-busy-with-internet-sales-tax/&sa=U&ei=BAIVUIyfMoKu8QT75IDwCQ&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHln3D00tMNXZbLwbpGptMp5FS6QQ)
    • Online Sales Tax Legislation Gaining Traction in Congress - Typepad - July 27, 2012 by Sarah Stockdale - Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) of the House Judiciary Committee announced in Tuesday's hearing on the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011, H.R. 3179, that he was supportive of the bill and would drop all efforts to ...

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      As noted by Sarah Stockdale on July 27, 2012, "Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) of the House Judiciary Committee announced in Tuesday's hearing on the Marketplace Equity Act of 2011, H.R. 3179, that he was supportive of the bill and would drop all efforts to ..." (/url?q=http://thefergusongroup.typepad.com/grants/2012/07/online-sales-tax-legislation-gaining-traction-in-congress-.html&sa=U&ei=BAIVUIyfMoKu8QT75IDwCQ&ved=0CB8QmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNESdvt8JbjmmtzFCEFzBpwsG1nneg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Editorial: Congress eyes expanded online sales tax - August 01, 2012 by Orange County Register - That would be especially harmful for smaller Internet providers." One major bill is H.R. 3179, the Marketplace Equity Act, sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark. It would allow states, say, California, to collect sales tax from companies in any ...

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      As noted by Orange County Register on August 01, 2012, "That would be especially harmful for smaller Internet providers." One major bill is H.R. 3179, the Marketplace Equity Act, sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark. It would allow states, say, California, to collect sales tax from companies in any ..." (http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/tax-366452-sales-state.html)
    • Mayor says sales tax referendum is vital to city - county growth and future development - July 26, 2012 by Sparta Expositor - How would that happen? According to a specific section of H.R. 3179, which is now in discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives, any city or county whose sales tax rate is not at the full amount allowed by state law could have that rate ...

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      As noted by Sparta Expositor on July 26, 2012, "How would that happen? According to a specific section of H.R. 3179, which is now in discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives, any city or county whose sales tax rate is not at the full amount allowed by state law could have that rate ..." (http://www.spartaexpositor.com/articles/2012/07/29/news/doc50111d83cfc40901766945.txt)
    • Mayor says sales tax referendum is vital to city - county growth and future development - July 26, 2012 by Sparta Expositor - How would that happen? According to a specific section of H.R. 3179, which is now in discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives, any city or county whose sales tax rate is not at the full amount allowed by state law could have that rate ...

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      As noted by Sparta Expositor on July 26, 2012, "How would that happen? According to a specific section of H.R. 3179, which is now in discussion in the U.S. House of Representatives, any city or county whose sales tax rate is not at the full amount allowed by state law could have that rate ..." (http://www.spartaexpositor.com/articles/2012/07/26/news/doc50111d83cfc40901766945.txt)
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