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S.1832 Marketplace Fairness Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 09, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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  • 29% of users support S.1832

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    • Certified Commercial Investor Member Institute

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    • American Apparel & Footwear Association

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    • Association for Christian Retail

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    • Consumer Electronics Association

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    • Food Marketing Institute

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    • National Retail Federation

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    • FedTax.net

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    • Garrison Pacific Properties

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    • Amazon

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    • Cencor Realty Services

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    • The Container Store, Dallas, Texas

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    • DDR Corp.

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    • American Booksellers Association

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    • National Governors Association

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    • American Veterinary Medical Association

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    • National Association of Realtors

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    • International Council of Shopping Centers

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    • AFL-CIO

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    Opposing Organizations

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Internet sales tax fairness needed now « On Politics - July 13, 2012 by Scott MacKay - I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ...

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      As noted by Scott MacKay on July 13, 2012, "I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ..." (/url?q=http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/internet-sales-tax-fairness-needed-now/&sa=U&ei=rD0MUODSL4aa2AWh4Ogu&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFlio8xKZWlUd-o9oGyDm1D7oyYnA)
    • National Taxpayers Union - The Internet Tax Threat That Won't Go ... - July 12, 2012 by http://blog.ntu.org/ - I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ...

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      As noted by http://blog.ntu.org/ on July 12, 2012, "I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ..." (/url?q=http://www.ntu.org/governmentbytes/the-internet-tax-threat-that.html&sa=U&ei=tDIBUJ_JK7SO2QWW__C-Cw&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNExomHk6nXGQ_apBvAre8LTv3N2cg)
    • The internet sales tax bill - July 12, 2012 by Gene Veith - I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ...

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      As noted by Gene Veith on July 12, 2012, "I strongly support and urge Congress to immediately pass S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act granting states the choice to efficiently enforce their existing sales and use tax laws. Individuals, businesses and government will ..." (/url?q=http://www.geneveith.com/2012/07/11/the-internet-sales-tax-bill/&sa=U&ei=tDIBUJ_JK7SO2QWW__C-Cw&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHotEMF6yX1wB_el-CfAdRdf7Gv6w)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Guest Post: Why I support the Marketplace Fairness Act - August 27, 2012 by Taxgirl - ...productivity and profitability. It makes dealing with sales tax much, much easier for small business owners. Passage of S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act will prompt all states to simplify their sales tax laws. Therefore, I support the Marketplace Fai

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      As noted by Taxgirl on August 27, 2012, "...productivity and profitability. It makes dealing with sales tax much, much easier for small business owners. Passage of S.1832 the Marketplace Fairness Act will prompt all states to simplify their sales tax laws. Therefore, I support the Marketplace Fai" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/taxgirlfeed/~3/T_yHjmKJNgU/)
    • NRF to Congress: Close the Sales Tax Loophole This Year to Strengthen Local Communities and Create Jobs - August 01, 2012 by Business Wire - WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Retail Federation today urged members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to support legislation that would simplify and streamline the sales tax system to allow states the authority to

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      As noted by Business Wire on August 01, 2012, "WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Retail Federation today urged members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to support legislation that would simplify and streamline the sales tax system to allow states the authority to" (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120801005780/en/NRF-Congress-Close-Sales-Tax-Loophole-Year)
    • Back to Back Hill Hearings Signal Congress Ready to Move on E-Fairness - July 31, 2012 by NBCNews.com - Tomorrow, the Senate Commerce Committee will hear testimony on the Marketplace Fairness Act, sponsored by Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). The Senate hearing on legislation to close the online sales tax loophole ...

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      As noted by NBCNews.com on July 31, 2012, "Tomorrow, the Senate Commerce Committee will hear testimony on the Marketplace Fairness Act, sponsored by Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). The Senate hearing on legislation to close the online sales tax loophole ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48427058)
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