online retailers http://ripr.org en Scott MacKay Two-Way with Senator Jack Reed http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-two-way-senator-jack-reed <p>A bill allowing states to charge sales tax for online shopping (passed/failed) in the senate. Rhode Island senator Jack Reed supported the bill, and he sat down with Rhode Island Public Radio’s Scott MacKay to talk about a variety of issues including the impact online sales have on Rhode Island’s economy.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 14855 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Two-Way with Senator Jack Reed Reed, Chafee Push to Collect Online Sales Tax http://ripr.org/post/reed-chafee-push-collect-online-sales-tax <p></p><p>Senator Jack Reed and Governor Lincoln Chafee are asking Congress to pass legislation that allows state to collect taxes from online purchasing.&nbsp;</p><p>Senator Jack Reed is a co-sponsor of the “Marketplace Fairness Act,” which would open the door for states to collect sales taxes from online retailers.&nbsp; Right now it’s up to shoppers to pony up when filing their income taxes.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:32:42 +0000 Catherine Welch 13947 at http://ripr.org