New Internet Tax Should Be DOA in Congress

With unified control of both chambers of Congress and the presidency, the last thing voters might expect of Republican leadership is taking action to increase government’s power to tax and regulate. But if the so-called Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA), HR 2193, were to pass, that’s exactly what would happen. Hot on the heels of federal reform to restrain taxes, passing RTPA would effectively “unreform” the limited power states have to tax businesses that dare sell on the Internet.

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