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Amazon.com To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Mass. Next Year

Online retailer Amazon.com has agreed to begin collecting sales tax in Massachusetts starting next fall, Governor Patrick’s office announced on Tuesday.

12/11/2012

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/20/2012

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Father’s Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.

06/07/2012

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Group Calls On State To Order Amazon To Collect Sales Tax On Purchases

A Massachusetts coalition of small businesses, elected officials and labor unions has called on the state to force online giant Amazon.com Inc. to collect sales tax on purchases. The Massachusetts Main Street Fairness Coalition penned a letter to Amy Pitter, the state’s Department of Revenue Commissioner, demanding action in correcting what they say is a “disparity in state sales tax collection.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/02/2012

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide, Online And For All Budgets

Spend Mother’s Day appreciating mom, but don’t forget the gift! Check out this online gift guide for options to make her holiday unforgettable.

05/01/2012

Jon Hurst of Mass. Retailers Association.

Group Calls For Sales Tax Fairness As Amazon Opens In Cambridge

The head of the Massachusetts Retailers Association, Jon Hurst, says it’s time for online companies to compete fairly.

04/09/2012

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Gift Guide For The Creative Type

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to think about that shopping list. Here are a few gift ideas for those creative types.

11/14/2011

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Gift Guide For The Adventurer

Uncovering worthy gifts for the adventurous world traveler can be difficult. From a travel diary to a language course to a tricked-out Nikon camera, presents that are both fun and useful are the way to go.

11/10/2011

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Amazon.com Outage Cripples Several Major Companies’ Sites

Major websites including Foursquare and Reddit crashed or suffered slowdowns Thursday after technical problems rattled Amazon.com’s widely used Web servers, frustrating millions of people who couldn’t access their favorite sites.

04/21/2011

Free Wi-Fi may not be as secure as you think.

Hackers Preying On Internet Browsers Using Free Wi-Fi

There’s no question that an easy Wi-Fi connection is convenient, but is it safe?

02/17/2011

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