Thursday, June 21, 2018

Supreme Court Rules States Can Require Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

by Pete Williams

WASHINGTONOnline shopping will soon become more expensive after the U.S. Supreme court ruled Thursday that states can require internet retailers to collect sales taxes.

The 5-4 decision broke with 50 years' worth of legal rulings that barred states from imposing sales taxes on most purchases their residents make from out-of-state retailers.

The decision was a victory for South Dakota, which had asked the court to uphold its recently passed law imposing an internet sales tax.

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Source: NBC News 

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