posted on Nov, 20 2012 @ 06:43 PM
I am concerned with a report in Massachusetts media that Amazon.com is entertaining the support of charging state tax in areas where it has no
physical presence. I have always thought that state tax and Internet shopping venues should never meet , especially when a company that sells on the
Internet has no physical presence in the states that they take orders from.
Especially in today's financial doldrums, I cannot imagine a more undesirable environment to begin supporting this cooperation with states, especially
taxichusetts, where we are pummeled with taxes that approach charging us to breath New England air. Say it ain't so, Amazon, I, for one, believe
that with the taxes that are about to fall upon us, making a decision like this, and violating the trust from those that made you huge (us, the
people), will not look good on your bottom line, because there are so many other venues on the Internet that would never entertain such an
arrangement. Am I off the mark?
edit on 20-11-2012 by charlyv because: (no reason given)