Bill would add tax to purchases made at online retailers, a move aimed at helping traditional merchants who must charge customers sales tax.
By Landmark News Service
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: May 10, 6:00 am)
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Monday that would require large online retailers to collect state sales taxes, a welcome development for traditional merchants and Virginia leaders who are counting on the extra revenue.
The Senate passed the bill 69-27, getting support from Republicans and Democrats alike.
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