LITTLE ROCK — GOP U.S. Rep. Steve Womack is backing a law that would allow states to levy sales tax on online and catalog purchases.A Wednesday event is planned in
Womack is scheduled to speak along with Sen. Mike Enzi ofAll five are sponsors of the bill, which would allow states to require online and catalog retailers to collect and pay sales taxes.
Dick Durbin of Illinois, Rep. Jackie Speier of
California and Rep. Peter Welch of . Vermont
The National Conference of State Legislatures says states are expected to lose more than $23 billion in taxes this year on Internet and catalog sales as opposed to taxes collected by “brick-and-mortar” businesses.http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/nov/30/womack-joins-online-sales-tax-call/#comments
(“Market Fairness Act.” Here is a clue as to why this is a bogus act: Any law that uses the word “Fairness” intends to take some of your rights or more of your money.
(Here is a lie: States “are expected to lose more than $23 billion in taxes on Inetrnet and catalog sales …” How can a state lose tax money it cannot collect?)