Local Retailers Push For Online Sales Tax
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BOSTON (CBS) – If local retailers have their way, online shopping will end up costing you more money in the future.
On Thursday, Massachusetts retailers were expected to be on Beacon Hill pushing a bill that adds the state’s sales tax onto online purchases.
Supporters say the bill will allow in-state businesses to compete and will level the playing field.
Massachusetts says it loses more than 300-million dollars a year in non-taxed online sales.