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Department Of Revenue Massachusetts Main Street Fairness Coalition

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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