Amazon, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, and a national sales tax.
(Full disclosure: I am an Amazon.com Affiliate for Maryland.) Glenn Reynolds noted this apparent contradiction in what Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s position actually is with regard to having Amazon.com collect sales tax: is the Republican Governor for it, or against it? I say ‘apparent’ because there isn’t one, really; there’s just not enough context. Basically, the position that Haslam is taking is that the state | Read More »
Amazon shuts down its North Carolina affiliates program.
Via Glenn Reynolds, it’s time for another round of Elections have Consequences! Action: The North Carolinan legislature (run by Democrats) is about to provide legislation to the governor of North Carolina (Democrat) that allows North Carolina to collect sales tax from Internet transactions. Reaction: Amazon has closed its Amazon Associates program to North Carolina residents. To all North Carolinan bloggers and website owners out there | Read More »