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State Capitol News
9:51 am
Thu March 15, 2012

State Lawmakers Take Another Swing at Taxing Amazon

Current law says companies with a retail presence in Arizona have to levy the tax. Efforts to expand that definition to include firms with only warehouses here were beaten back in the Senate by Amazon lobbyists -- twice. The proposal approved Wednesday by the House Commerce Committee seeks to sweeten the deal: The tax would be prospective only, meaning Amazon could escape having to fight a $53 million assessment from the state Department of Revenue for what it says are uncollected prior taxes. Mesa Republican J.D.

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State Capitol News
10:11 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Senate Panel Expected to Close Sales Tax Loophole

The loophole allows some online retailers to escape having to pay state sales taxes. 

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