Businesses Split On Internet Tax

Supporters of legislation that would require big Internet companies to collect the state sales tax on Vermont purchases say it will create a more level playing field for downtown businesses. But opponents say the legislation will actually hurt some businesses in the state.

Online Businesses Say Tax Bill Would Hurt Sales

Local bloggers and in-state retailers affiliated with Internet sellers say a legislative proposal to tax companies such as Amazon would be hurt them. They’ve organized a campaign to fight the bill.