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Tennessee should cut a better Amazon deal

Amazon.com knows it should be collecting sales taxes on purchases in Tennessee and othere states where it has an office, store or any physical presence. A deal the online retailer has offered Texas proves it.

Amazon has promised to create 5,000 jobs and invest $300 million in new distribution centers in Texas if the state lets the company “off the hook for collecting sales taxes from its Texas customers over the next 4 ½ years,” according to The Dallas Morning News.

Presumably, the company would start collecting sales tax after 4 ½ years.

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