In South Carolina Amazon tax bills come due

Posted by Kendall Harmon

South Carolina residents who bought things last year from Amazon.com are now receiving emails reminding them that they owe the state money, because the online retailer didn't collect the sales taxes.

While Amazon's customers might be surprised, South Carolina residents always have been required to pay tax on online purchases -- it's just a question of who collects the money. In practice, when it comes to declaring online purchases and paying the tax, consumers have been lax, costing the state an estimated $110 million annually....

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Filed under: * Economics, PoliticsEconomyCorporations/Corporate LifeTaxesPolitics in GeneralState Government* South Carolina

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