Will you soon pay sales tax on Amazon.com?

A United Parcel Service driver delivers packages from Amazon.com in Palo Alto, Calif., Thursday, June 30, 0211. Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday that it will stop working with online affiliates based in California since the state passed a new rule that forces online retailers to collect sales tax there. In an email Wednesday to California-based affiliates — individuals or companies who run websites that refer visitors to Amazon and then get a cut of any resulting sales — the Seattle-based company said it would cut ties with those who reside in the nation's most populous state if the law became effective. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law Wednesday as part of a larger state budget package. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)


Will you soon pay sales tax on Amazon.com?

Buying online? In the future, you may pay sales tax on that purchase.For years, consumers making purchases on websites such as Amazon.com did not have to pay sales tax. But a bill expected to pass the Senate next week would allow states to collect sales tax.Here's what you need to know about the bill.Sales tax law dates back to the days of the floppy disk.(Wikimedia)The current law on sales tax was decided a year before the first web browser was …

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