Hassan, Shaheen are still fighting internet sales tax
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New York and Texas are just two of the 46 states for which New Hampshire businesses may have to collect sales taxes on internet purchases in the aftermath of a summer U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The bipartisan effort to prevent this continues, as Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has directed the state Department of Justice to prioritize detecting internet sales tax scams. Now, U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, both D-N.H., are introducing the Stop Taxing Our Potential (STOP) Act as a means to counter the effect of the high court’s ruling in the South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. case.