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Sales Tax For Online Buys: BIll Could Make It Happen

The Texas legislature heard testimony on a bill which would require Internet retailers to collect state sales tax if the company has any kind of connection to Texas. 

The bill could bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in new sales tax revenue.  A state representative explained how customers frequently try out a product in a local store, but then buy it online to avoid sales tax, hurting local businesses.

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