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Supreme Court considers whether states should have power to tax all online sales

An already-diminished perk of online shopping – avoiding the payment of sales tax – is in danger of extinction at the Supreme Court this week. The justices will consider deleting a 26-year-old precedent and uploading a new operating system for ...

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Lawmaker wants to end “tampon tax”

ALBANY — A New York state lawmaker says it makes no sense for the state to impose its sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products when medicines, bandages and condoms are tax-free. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal says her recently ...

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COA OKs tax on online sellers like Amazon

ALBANY — New York’s highest court ruled Thursday the state can collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers, rejecting claims by Amazon.com and Overstock.com that the tax law violates the U.S. Constitution’s Commerce Clause. The Court of Appeals said in a ...

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Sales tax revenue up in Monroe Co.

Sales tax collection for 2011 in Monroe County grew by 5 percent over 2010 figures, according to a report released by the New York State Office of the Comptroller last week. The average increase for all of New York’s counties ...

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Court of Appeals — Taxicab Owner Lease Caps: Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade, et al. v. The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission, et al.

New York State Court of Appeals Taxicab Owner Lease Caps Sales Tax Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade, et al. v. The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission, et al. No. 222 Judge Smith Background: The New York City Taxi & Limousine ...

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State Farm pays tax for car winner

State Farm is paying the sales tax for the winner of a 2011 Ford Fusion hybrid from Cortese Ford. Rochester State Farm agent Chris Leonardi gave the keys Friday to Jacquelyn Cowart, a Strong Memorial Hospital employee ...

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