A New Take on Web Sales Tax Collection

Proving that the Federal Government is looking at this issue – a House bill with bi-partisan support would aim to use State’s rights as a method of fast-tracking mandatory collection in all States. Some small business exemptions exist for retailers under $1 Million which leaves open a host of loopholes, but take a look at […]

Durbin Announces Legislation to Level the Playing Field for Illinois Retailers

WASHINGTON, D.C.] – After receiving support from the largest online retailer in the United States – Amazon.com Inc – and Illinois-based Sears Roebuck and Co., U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives, John Conyers (D-MI) and Peter Welch (D-VT) today introduced a bill to allow local Main Street retailers to compete more effectively against […]

Performance Marketing Association Sues State of Illinois over Affiliate Nexus Law

The PMA takes a big step in suing. CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 – The Performance Marketing Association (PMA) today filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Revenue, challenging the constitutionality of a newly enacted Illinois law that will be financially devastating to thousands of the state’s small businesses, forcing them to downsize, relocate or […]