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SCOTUS Declines To Review Online Sales Tax Case

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Amazon and petitioned for a Supreme Court review of a March decision to uphold a state law enacted in 2008 that requires online retailers to collect sales taxes. The New York Court of Appeals argued that because both online companies have relationships with third-party companies in state, they should have to collect the tax.

In October, the Illinois Supreme Court also ruled a state online sales tax law unconstitutional.