Pressure builds to end Amazon’s tax-free sales

The pressure is building to end Amazon.com’s days as a tax-free retailer, according to Forbes.com.

I hope Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is paying attention. Amazon should not get away with an unfair tax break anymore.

Forbes specifically mentions Tennessee’s deal with Amazon:

In Tennessee, where state regulations explicitly require an in-state distribution center to collect tax on shipments to in-state customers the Department of Revenue has proposed changing the rule to exempt a distribution center if at least half of its sales come from shipments out of state. That has prompted howls of protest from both Tennesseans for Fair Taxation, a coalition of labor and church groups, and some local merchants.

Read the full Forbes story: Are Amazon.com’s Days Of Tax Free Selling Numbered?